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Deputies Discover Illegal Assault Weapon in DUI Chase

Photo: Bertin Diaz Pulido Santa Barbara County – A DUI chase ended up in a confiscation of an illegal assault weapon. On June 28th, a 911 Emergency call reported a

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Stabbing Suspect Caught in Homeless Encampment Incident

Photo: Donald Lowe Santa Barbara – On June 29th someone violently attacked and stabbed a 29-year-old transient in the stomach at a Goleta homeless encampment. As a result, the ensuing

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K9 Cop Nabs Fleeing Gang-bangers

Photo: Omar Marquez Santa Barbara – Fleeing gang-bangers learned that they were no match for a K9 cop. It began when SBPD cops on routine patrol received a call for

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$150K Bail for Peeping Stalker

Photo: Raymond Kelly Santa Barbara County – Residential video surveillance cameras are becoming more and more widespread. For starters, they are useful in protecting homeowners from crime. In addition, they’re

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5 Arrested in Meth Bust

Photo: Abraham Morales SANTA BARBARA – The SBSD announced five arrests resulting from a meth bust recently. Repeated citizen complaints of suspicious activity came in concerning a home just yards

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4 Arrests in Orcutt Probation Search for ‘Disruptive Activity’

Photo: Michael Fortier Santa Barbara County – The SBSD Compliance Response Team performed a probation search at an Orcutt residence on June 26th.  The Special Investigations Bureau and the Santa Maria Sheriff’s

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Speeding Ticket Leads to Counterfeiting Busts

Photo: Jennifer Howard, Lauren Freeman, Jordyn Naona Santa Barbara County – A deputy stopped a car for speeding and ended up making three counterfeiting busts. Why would anyone drive around

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Fast Police Response Catches Midnight Prowler

Photo: Salvador Navarro Santa Barbara County – Recently a midnight prowler unsuccessfully visited Carpinteria. The City of Carpinteria is truly a “small town.” It is a place where everyone feels

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Check Kiter Caught Via Social Media

Photo: Ramirez in the Act Santa Barbara -SBSD announced the arrest of a “check kiter” who was caught thanks to help from a social media platform. Generally speaking, by now

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Barricaded in Beachfront Mansion, Arrested

Photo: Brandon Wayne Cheek Santa Barbara – He barricaded himself until the SBSD arrived. But first, a little basckstory. It’s a one mile-long stretch of two-lane road between Montecito and