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Police Social Media App Leads to Seven Arrests

Photo: Alexiah Ramirez Santa Barbara County – The Lompoc Police Department had a busy several hours on the evening of Monday, March 9th. According to LPD spokesman Sgt. Scott Morgan,

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One Shot, Three Felonies for Lompoc man

Photo: Christopher Tyrese Maxwell Santa Barbara County – Isla Vista—home to thousands of seasonal UCSB students as well as long-time fun-loving permanent residents—may not have a reputation as the most

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Sex Offender Compliance Sweep Nets Seven

Santa Barbara County – California law dictates that when one is convicted of a sex crime, that individual’s name is entered into a local, state, and federal database. The purpose

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Custody Deputies Charged with Sex Crimes Against Inmates

Photo: Salvador Vargas Santa Barbara – Considering the worldwide publicity surrounding the exploding #MeToo culture and the Harvey Weinstein media circus, the timing for the February 21st arrests of 47-year-old

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Pair of Car Thieves Caught in Buellton

Photo: Jeffrey Stoltz Santa Barbara County – The inadequacies of public transportation locally may be what compelled a pair of car thieves to steal an Audi SUV from the UCSB

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Traffic Stop Results in Carpinteria Drug Bust

Photo: John Scott Bavaro Santa Barbara County – Straddling the U.S. 101 freeway, the city calling itself the home of “the world’s safest beach,” Carpinteria is also becoming known as

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Arrest Made in Double-Fatal Hit-and-Run

Phot: Eric Mauricio Ramirez Aguilar Santa Barbara County – In the early evening hours of February 9th, a 911 Emergency call brought Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department patrol units, SBCO

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Caught in Traffic and Busted

Photo: Jamal Rutledge and Emily Rodriguez Santa Barbara County – Driving through the Carpinteria-Santa Barbara area on any weekend day puts any driver at risk of being stuck in the

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One Burglar Caught, While Bulls Fan Gets Away

Photo: Joseph Julian Martinez Santa Barbara County – When a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department deputy on routine patrol observed a car parked on a residential street, something about it

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Three Arrests After 100 mph Car Chase

Photo: scene from the arrest Santa Barbara County – When Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department deputies attempted to make a routine traffic stop on a Toyota Corolla exceeding the speed