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Burglary Trio Nabbed

Joseph Grazzaffi CARPINTERIA — The sleepy burg touting itself as home of “the world’s safest beach”—notwithstanding this year’s frequent great white shark sightings just yards away from surfers and swimmers—saw

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SWAT Cops Burn Barricaded Suspect Out

Eddie Dominguez SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — The Laws of Unintended Consequences may have been at play in the morning hours of November 16th when Santa Maria Police Department’s SWAT Team

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DUI Suspect Arrested at Gunpoint

Damian Gomez GOLETA — As the holiday season approaches, the perils of alcohol consumption as a precedent to operating a motor vehicle could not have been made more manifest than

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Car Thief Attempts to “Swim for It”

Photo of Hale’s arrest Perhaps it’s the allure of the azure Pacific that has recently enticed a handful of aquatically-minded individuals with a sincere desire to avoid contact with law

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Cops Seek Additional Victims in Sexual Assault Case

Marwan Kamal Momenah After a protracted investigation by Santa Barbara Police Department Crimes Against Persons detectives, the arrest of a young male suspect on suspicion of multiple felony sexual assaults

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Gas Station Employee Arrested for Workplace Rape

Josue Emanuel Torres Santa Barbara Police Department detectives, upon receiving a report of an alleged rape occurring two days earlier, rolled up to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department Carpinteria

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DUI Suspect Arrested & Charged in Fatal Crash

Spring Abigail Morrissey SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — The Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office announced that charges of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated with gross negligence and driving under the influence

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Vagrant Arrested for Sexual Battery

Main Street in Ventura VENTURA — The streets in the busy commercial area of the city of Ventura usually quiet down in the evening hours once the area’s retail stores

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Assault Ruled a Hate Crime by Santa Barbara County D.A.

John Harlan Savala SANTA BARBARA — Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley announced to the media on October 19th that, pursuant to a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the

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Honey Oil Cook Busted

Brennen Prowell SANTA BARBARA — Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department Public Information Officer Kelly Hoover, in her October 17th report to the media, revealed the recent results of an intensive