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100 mph Chase Earns Shoplifter Felony Charges

Demetrius Ford’s vehicle Santa Barbara County – Whatever it was that 31-year-old Los Angeles resident Demetrius Ford was hoping to steal from Solvang’s VIP Tobacco Shop on the morning of

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Gang-banger Drug Dealers Charged

Adrian Alejandre, Dennis Cummings and Sergio Diaz Santa Barbara – Drug enforcement initiatives involving interdiction of the flow of controlled substances throughout the county are commonly the purview of the

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$1M Bail for Rape and Attempted Murder Suspect

Barret Paul Murphy Santa Barbara – Montecito, the celebrity-packed enclave of the (very) rich and (very) famous, where effortless luxury and a life of elegant leisure are de rigeur, is

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DUI Arrest for Crashing into Pedestrians & Building

John Dalton Santa Barbara — One can only imagine the degree of inebriation required for a driver to operate a motor vehicle so erratically that it moves from the roadway

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Government Accountant Busted for Embezzlement

Lynn Hogan Santa Barbara – Flying in the face of the public trust placed in elected and appointed officials, multiple arrests by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department on behalf

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Father & Son Shooters Arrested for Double Shooting

Santa Barbara County – The adage “like father, like son” may have a deadly ring of truth to it if the allegations surrounding the events that began with the late

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“Magnum” Force Nabs Car Thief

Jose Ramos Santa Barbara County – LoJack, the company offering a stolen vehicle recovery system that directly integrates with law enforcement agencies nationwide, boasts that when their customers’ cars are

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College Boy Charged After Knocking Cop Unconscious

Isaac Brown SANTA BARBARA — Sitting just a few miles north of the Santa Barbara City Limits, the unincorporated town of Isla Vista has a population approaching 28,000 souls, of

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Graffiti Trio Busted

Joseph Rocco Peransi, Jansen Michael Lee and Gregory Winfield Smith SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — It’s been nearly two decades since California schools slashed the budgets of non-academic arts and music

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Santa Barbara Sheriff Seeks Extradition of Kidnapping Suspect

Joseph Hetzel Santa Barbara – In the early evening hours of September 1st, 52-year-old Lompoc resident Joseph Hetzel forced his way into a vehicle being driven by 55-year-old Virginia Paris,