2017 Press Releases

The Sheriff's Rural Crimes Unit returned more than $3,000 dollars' worth of stolen exotic plants this week to two Carpinteria nurseries. On February 14, 2017, detectives contacted 28-year-old Cassidy Murphy King of Carpinteria regarding an investigation of stolen plants.

Press Release re People v. Dario L. Pini, et al, Case No. 17VC00718

The City of Santa Barbara is pleased to announce "1925," a new public art/awareness/education installation in Jardin de las Granadas, located at 21 E. Anapamu Street across from the Santa Barbara Public Library.

At approximately 3:40 p.m. today, a 13-year-old Goleta Valley Junior High student was walking on Shirrell Way near the Fairview Shopping Center in the City of Goleta when she was approached by a white male suspect driving a black pickup truck.

At approximately 1:00 a.m. on February 13, 2017, a Sheriff's deputy conducted a traffic stop on a taxi cab in the area of Tanglewood Drive and Driftwood Drive for a traffic violation.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team (SBCSAR) conducted a technical cliff rescue yesterday, February 14, 2017, in order to help a stranded male hiker. The rescue took four hours and involved climbing supported by ropes to reach the hiker who was more than two hundred feet from the ground.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications to participate in the Sheriff's North County Citizen's Academy. This interactive eight-week program begins on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. and ends on Saturday, April 15, with a final session and graduation.

Community Environmental Council (CEC), in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (SBCAPCD), will present a free community forum highlighting the future of hydrogen cars, also known as fuel cell vehicles

The Traffic Unit of the Goleta Police Department will step up pedestrian safety enforcement operations tomorrow, February 15, 2017, with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists and pedestrians.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that no charges will be filed in connection with the traffic accident that claimed the life of Ventura County Firefighter Ryan Osler in the early morning hours of September 21, 2016.