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First Charged with Murder, Now Charged with Assault While in Custody

Photo: Noe Herrera Santa Barbara County – First charged with murder, 32-year-old Lompoc resident Noe Herrera has spent the last three years in Santa Barbara County Jail. He has been

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Car Thief Caught as K9 Bites Cop

Photo: David Ponce Santa Barbara County – Officers arrested a car thief with a K-9’s help. It started on U.S. 101 southbound in the early evening of September 10th. Buellton

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Neighbor Arrested for ADW, Threats, Vandalism

 Photo: Jacob Eddy Santa Barbara County – If the proverb “good fences make good neighbors,” one might surmise the neighbors of New Cuyama resident 51-year-old Jacob Eddy are wishing a

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Armed Robbers Busted after they Hit Pot Farm Twice

Photo: Tyrone Taylor Santa Barbara County – SBCSD arrested two suspects after they hit a pot farm twice. The City of Carpinteria, once famous as supplier of cut flowers to

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Would-be Rapist Caught, Loses Fight with Cops

Photo: Angel Anthony Richard Sanchez Santa Barbara – The would-be rapist was unable to commit his crime. Judging by the injuries evident on the face of 29-year-old Angel Anthony Richard

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Fatal Crash Leads to Felony DUI Charges

Photo: Sheri Ann Craig Santa Barbara County – A DUI driver caused a fatal crash at approximately 7:30 p.m. August 24th. The Buellton area CHP office reported the incident on

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Technology Nabs Burglar in the Act

Photo: Jose Calixto Santa Barbara County – Once again technology nabs a suspect committing a crime. The look on the face of 30-year-old Santa Barbara resident Jose Calixto’s jailhouse mugshot

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Burglary Trio Busted in Santa Barbara

Photo: Jason Buchanon Santa Barbara County – The SBSD related a recent incident in which they arrested a burglary trio.  Montecito is just south of the Santa Barbara city limits

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Busted with Record-breaking Jailhouse Contraband

Photo: Dylan Sulit-Swalley Santa Barbara – Being busted with record-breaking jailhouse contraband is one of the more bizarre arrests on record. At first blush, it appeared to involve a typical

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Drug Bust During Fiesta

Photo: David Olaf Barajas Santa Barbara – Santa Barbara recently celebrated its annual Fiesta. This is when 100,000 or more visitors flock to join in the celebration of the city’s