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$3 million Bail for Third Murder Suspect

Photo: Benjamin Mersai October 4, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. When the dismembered remains of 53-year-old Santa Maria resident Joseph Martin Govey were found submerged in a pond and

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Attempted Robbery Arrest at deli

Photo: David Mendez-Turbin October 4, 2020 – Santa Barbara, Ca. The Mission Liquor Deli is a popular neighborhood retail store where the clerks and patrons are frequently acquainted with one

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Eight Felonies Charged in Sexual Assault

October 7, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. Perhaps subscribing to the principles of “go big or go home,” when 27-year-old Santa Barbara resident Fidel Lorenzana Lopez made the decision

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Stalking and Evading Arrest

Photo: Wesley Robert Williams October 6, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. Once again supporting the notion that young men should heed the advice of their fathers, uncles, and grandfathers—who

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School Custodian Charged with Multiple Sex Offenses

September 22, 2020 – Santa Barbara With schools just beginning to reopen at the grammar school level, Santa Barbara Unified School District faces many unexpected challenges. One of those now

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Arsonist Arrested for three locations in Lompoc

September 18, 2020 – Santa Barbara County With half the state of California covered in a thick pall of smoke and more than 20,000 firefighters battling 27 wildfires statewide, one

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Out-of-Towner Drug Dealers Busted…and Released

Photo: Nicholas Lynch September 22, 2020 – Santa Barbara, Ca. The UCSB campus, virtually shut down for regular class sessions due to California pandemic restrictions, remains a stunning natural setting

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Body Parts Found on Golf Course Lead to Murder Arrests

Photo: Kimberly Machleit September 23, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. Early on the morning of September 22nd , Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested 35- year-old Kimberly Machleit and

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Report of Fake Gun Leads to Warrant Bust

Photo: fake gun September 6, 2020 – Santa Barbara, Ca. Some people just have a “thing” for guns…even for replica firearms.  Such appears to be the case leading to the

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Bail Tripled for Mail & Vehicle Thief

Photo: Andy Aguilera September 5, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. When you’re accused of a crime and are fortunate enough to be granted bail terms pending adjudication of your