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Animal Cruelty Charges Allege 445 Critter Victims

February15 – Santa Barbara Joyce Dudley, Santa Barbara County District Attorney, issued a press release today indicating that her office “has filed two misdemeanor counts” against Sandra Coupal alleging multiple

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Valentine’s Day Police Standoff Delivers Quartet of Burglars

February 15 – Carpinteria A local Motel 6 was the scene of a two-hour armed standoff in the early morning hours of Valentine’s Day as Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies


Hell’s Angel Sentenced to 35 Years to Life

February 12 – Ventura Notorious longtime member of Hell’s Angels Motorcycle Club Thomas Heath, 64, was sentenced on February 8th to a term of 35 years to life in state

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Felony Robbery of…Deodorant

February 13 – Ventura County The drugstore shopping trip of Peter Martinez, 38, of Fillmore, Ca., was cut short on the evening of Friday, February 10th when he was approached

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Coastal Invasion by Smugglers Continues

February 5  – SANTA BARBARA The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the February 1st discovery of a “panga” boat drifting just off an exclusive Montecito beach, and has


Man with Machete Killed by Deputies

Ventura – January 29 Moorpark resident Eric Strosser, 47, was shot and killed by Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies at approximately 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 28th when he confronted them armed


Homicide Arrest Made in Death of Homeless Woman

VENTURA – January 24 Pursuant to an investigation lasting more than ten weeks, James Nathaniel Wilkerson, a 36 year-old transient, was arrested January 20th on suspicion of homicide in the

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Accused Sex Offenders Out on Bail With Court Imposed Restrictions

SANTA BARBARA – January 19 Dr. Andrew Bourne, 48, and Joseph Walker, 46, accused of unlawful contact with a child with intent to commit a sexual crime and lewd act


Traffic Stop Reveals Sawed-off Shotgun

VENTURA –  Just after midnight on January 18th, a Ventura City Police patrol officer instigated a Vehicle Code traffic stop which devolved into a foot chase and the discovery of

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San Bernardino Police Trying to Extradite Sexual Molestation Suspect From Nevada

SAN BERNARDINO – Las Vegas police caught a suspected child molester wanted in San Bernardino last week. On Tuesday, the process for extraditing Michael Ray White, 60, back to California began,