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One Man’s Flight from Parole Officers Leads to Multiple Arrests

Nicholas McCloud Santa Barbara County – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department Compliance Response Team has an apparently high rate of success when tracking down individuals suspected of violating the

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Eight “Johns” Snagged in Undercover Prostitution Sting

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — Working with the support of a 2016 federal grant, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department Special Investigations Bureau and its Criminal Investigations Bureau conducted a sophisticated

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Argument Leads to Vehicular Manslaughter Arrest

Doug Allen Lewis Santa Barbara County – One can only imagine the intensity of a personal dispute that leads one individual to run another person down with his car by

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Five Busted on Guns & Drug Violations

Anthony Borunda, Elias Bravo and Krys Carminati SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — Evidence supporting the contention that prison serves as a deterrent for certain illegal behavior continues to erode in the

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Family Party Ends in Sex Assault Arrest

Adam Sanchez Santa Barbara County – The tried and true recommendation about attending social events suggesting that one “arrive late and leave early” in the interests of preserving one’s dignity

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Feds Indict DUI Driver for Fatal Collision

Picture of  Lindsey fatal accident Santa Barbara County – In an unusual jurisdictional move by Federal prosecutors, 23-year-old Shaquille Lindsey—a resident of Covington, Georgia—was indicted on June 28th on charges

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Attempted Arson Arrest Follows Standoff with Cops

Standoff scene SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — It was late on the night of June 12th when the sleepy bedroom community of Buellton became the scene of a tense 7-hour standoff between

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Probationer Caught with Stolen Goods

Pablo Ordaz Santa Barbara County – The underlying concept of probation is to avoid incarceration for a criminal conviction by demonstrating that the threat of doing serious jail time is

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Four Arrested in Robbery and Stabbing

Francisco Guzman, Ignacio Reyes and Javier Rorriguez-Anguiano SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — Isla Vista, the gloriously laid-back college community mere steps away from the picturesque campus of UCSB, has its fair share

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Traffic Stop Yields Accidental Meth Bust

Eddie Morelo Jr. Santa Barbara County – Some people have all the luck; in this case patrol officers of the Lompoc Police Department must have four-leaf clovers in their wallets