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Father & Son Brawl with Cops…and Lose

Santa Barbara County – Arturo Gutierrez, a 52-year old Lompoc resident, was under a court retraining order prohibiting him from making any contact with his wife, so when he showed up at her home on the evening of April 10th, she did the intelligent thing for anyone under a protective order designed to prevent domestic violence from breaking out: she ...Full Article

“Compliance Sweep” Nets 17 Violators

Santa Barbara County – If you’re convicted of a crime and think that following your jail or prison term, you are released into the world “a free man (or woman),” ...Full Article

Carpinteria Car Thieves Caught

Carpinteria – It’s not likely that tourists visiting the beachfront town of Carpinteria and lodging at the local Motel 6 are aware of their fellow overnight guests who use the ...Full Article

Trio Arrested for Robbery & Assault with Skateboard

Goleta – The UC Santa Barbara campus—an island of academic tranquility wedged between the takeoffs and landings of the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport to the east, and the narrow, densely ...Full Article

17 Arrested in Human Trafficking Crackdown

Santa Barbara – When thinking of hotbeds of the illicit sex trade, Santa Barbara’s beaches and iconic Mission architecture, and the thousands of international tourists they attract weekly—including many senior ...Full Article

Bonnie & Clyde Bank Robbers Caught 17 Minutes Later

Carpinteria – “The Official Rules for Successfully Robbing a Bank” should probably include the following: 1) Never rob a bank during commuter rush hour. 2) Never rob a bank and ...Full Article

Santa Barbara DUI Driver Tries to Run

Santa Barbara – Santa Barbara’s Lower Westside neighborhood can be a difficult area to navigate by car, even when cold sober during daylight, as it is laced with narrow early-20th ...Full Article

Out of Jail for a Week, Busted Again

Santa Barbara County – Some people just don’t know when to quit. By all appearances, Ronald Carrari, a 56-year old resident of Los Alamos, is one of those people. On ...Full Article

Convicted Pimp Loses It at Sentencing Hearing

Santa Barbara – The Santa Barbara Superior Courthouse, a favored tourist destination whose open-air corridors are frequented by mega-busloads of camera-toting European and Asian travelers intrigued by its iconic Mission ...Full Article

U-Turn Becomes Police Chase

Santa Barbara County – Nobody likes getting a ticket, much less a moving violation of any kind. But when a driver spots those flashing red “gumballs” in the rearview mirror, ...Full Article
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