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“Deltopia” Ends with Five Arrests

April 6, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. In year’s past, the Spring break period at UCSB has seen hoards of students and out-of-town revelers gathered on the streets and

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Busted for Shooting Stolen Gun into Air

April 6, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. The first rule of stealing a gun from a county sheriff’s office should be memorized by anyone brazen enough to commit such

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Ex-cop Busted for Violating COVID Health Orders

Photo: Kurt Hixenbaugh  April 7, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. With vaccinations continuing apace throughout the county, conforming to national and state guidelines regarding business closures has become a

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Cold Homicide Case Heats Up with Arrest

March 20, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. It had been more than 30 years since anyone knew the whereabouts of James Francis Edwards, a one-time resident of San Francisco.

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Truck Thief Caught Running in Bedsheet

March 10, 2021- Santa Barbara, Ca. Maybe 33-year-old Santa Barbara resident Jeremiah Scofield believes what he sees on television cop shows, where a fleeing suspect may have eluded capture by

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Seven Busted on Multiple Charges Released With No Bail

March 5, 2021 – Santa Barbara, Ca. It’s definitely a sign of the times when suspects arrested on charges of possession of stolen property, possession of controlled substances, felony conspiracy,

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$2 Million Bail for Accused Wife Killer

March 4, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. Late in the evening of February 28th , a 911 Emergency report of what Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department Public Information Officer

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Surf Shop Burglar Bagged with Booty

Photo: Michael Limon  February 25, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. The Surf Connection—a locally-owned surf and skateboard retail emporium serving the Lompoc community since the mid-1980s—known for a wide

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Student Charged with Attempted Murder of Classmate

Photo: Cora Vides February 22, 2021 – Santa Barbara, Ca. While the parents of public school students fret over the unpredictable effects of school shut- downs on their kids during

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Robbery Rip-off Killers Arrested

February 8, 2021 – Santa Barbara, Ca. When 19-year-old local college students Marino Rastelli and Jasper Pieter van der Meulen, apparently looking for bargain-priced marijuana for their personal recreational use,