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Suspects Wrestle with Cops, Lose the Fight

Photo: Alejandro Fonseca January 10, 2021 – Santa Barbara, Ca. As the evening of January 8th approached the midnight hour, a pair of uniformed Santa Barbara Police Department officers conducting

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Stalker Chased, Tracked Down and Busted by K-9

Photo: John Wise December 29, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. It was nearing the midnight hour on December 26 th when an 18-year-old female Solvang resident called 911 Emergency

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Charged Filed in Fatal Shooting

Photo: Jesus Juarez Garcilazo December 26, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca A report of shots fired brought Santa Maria Police Department officers to a local area residential address late

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$1,000,000 Bail for Alleged Shooter

Photo: Justin Orozco December 20, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. One would reasonably think that the weeks leading up to Christmas would be a time of “good will to

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$50K Bail for Stickup with Knife

Photo: Goleta Smoke Shop December 10, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca.-  A tobacco shop located in the City of Goleta Target Shopping Center was the target of an attempted

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Illegal Pot Grow Leads to Weapons Charges

Photo: Gilbert Montoya December 10, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. With the new economic base of agriculture throughout Santa Barbara County rapidly shifting in the past three years from

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Skipper of Ill-fated Boat Indicted on 34 Counts of Seaman’s Manslaughter

Photo: Jerry Nehl Boylan December 3, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. When the Santa Barbara-based recreational scuba diving boat “Conception” set sail on the afternoon with a full complement

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Arrested on Multiple Sex Crime Charges

Photo: Joel McClain December 2, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. The investigation into the suspicious activities of 30-year-old Santa Maria resident Joel McClain, ongoing since June of this year,

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No Bail for Highway 101 Shooter

November 11, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. The southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 101—the principal freeway artery running through Santa Barbara County—was shut down by CHP officers early in

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$1,000,000 Bail for Stabbing Suspect

Photo: Uriel Blanco November 6, 2020 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. Perhaps it was tension resulting from COVID-related restrictions placed upon local area Halloween celebrations as trick-or-treat candy hasn’t been