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$600K Bail in Smartphone Child Porn Bust

October 1, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. With major social media platforms the recent focus of media attention and legislator’s rising ire, anyone using the plethora of online apps

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High School Teacher Busted for “Sexting”

Photo: Jarrod Bradley  October 6, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. As if the life of a high school-age teenager is confusing and complicated enough, imagine waking up one fine

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$1M Bail for Alleged Shooter

Photo: Santa Barbara SWAT October 6, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. It was a busy Saturday on October 1st for the Santa Maria Police Department when officers were dispatched

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Screwdriver Stickup Artist Arrested

September 19, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. Of note in a world where the use of debit and credit cards continues to make folding money something of an anachronism

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“Shots Fired” Leads to Arrest

September 22, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. Without any indication as to the reason, Lompoc Police Department spokesman Sgt. Vincent Magallon provided details in the arrest of 56-year-old Lompoc

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“Smart Home” Technology Nabs Burglar

Photo: Trey Von Duus September 17, 2021 – Santa Barbara, Ca. The home of Santa Barbara County Fire Department’s public information officer Mike Eliason is obviously technologically “smarter” than the

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Million-dollar Bail for Attempted Murder

Photo: Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital September 18, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. Two hours after midnight on the morning of September 14 th , a 911 Emergency call was

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Brandishing, Threats Arrest

Photo: confiscated gun September 2, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. It was just before sunset in the early evening of August 26th when things apparently got out of hand

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Fast Food with Fake Gun

Photo: replica gun in question September 4, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. Nobody ever said the service at your local Big Mac emporium was at the five-star level, but

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Off-road Vehicle Driver Charged in Child’s Death

August 20, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. When Kevin Alvarado-Velasquez, a 24-year-old resident of Lompoc, made the decision to put a one-year-old infant onto the seat of his off-road