2018 Press Releases

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office, Santa Barbara Police Department and the California Highway Patrol want to remind participants of this year's Fiesta Cruiser Ride to be safe and obey the rules of the road.

Case is Being Investigated as a Potential Hate Crime and Possibly Gang Related

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley is warning residents about the latest on-line extortion scam that can target a variety of individuals. The District Attorney's Office has received numerous reports of this scam in recent weeks.

Sheriff's Custody Personnel participated in two events this past week as a way to give back to the community.

The Traffic Unit of the Goleta Police Department will step up pedestrian safety enforcement operations tomorrow, July 31, 2018, with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists and pedestrians.

Just before midnight last night, July 29, 2018, Sheriff's deputies responded to a gas station and convenience store on Winchester Canyon in the City of Goleta to investigate a report of a suspicious subject who had walked into the store wearing a hoodie and gloves.

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on July 28, 2018, the Santa Barbara County Public Safety Dispatch Center received a call from a hiker in the Upper Mission Canyon area near Tunnel Trail.

Back-to-school season is here and it is the perfect time to make sure your children are up to date on their vaccines.

At approximately 4:00 p.m., On July 28, 2018, a resident in the 300 block of Old Mill Road was cleaning out old items from a storage shed and found a group labeled explosive.

After two weeks of physical and mental challenges, 40 local young adults from five different law enforcement agencies graduated today, July 28, 2018, from the Central Coast Law Enforcement Explorer Academy.