The California Office of Traffic Safety is again announcing that September is "California Pedestrian Safety Month" which began last year in response to the rising number of pedestrians being killed and injured on California roadways.
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that the People v. Haobsh case will be on calendar in Department 2 of the Santa Barbara Superior Court on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is releasing details regarding the kidnapping case involving 55-year-old Virginia Paris and 52-year-old Joseph Hetzel of Lompoc. After three days of being held against her will, we are grateful that the victim is safe and that the perpetrator is in custody.
A coalition of government agencies and non-profit organizations applaud Congressman Alan Lowenthal, with co-sponsors Congressional Representatives Salud Carbajal, Julia Brownley, and Rohit Khanna, for introducing the Blue Whales & Blue Skies Act today.
Kidnapping suspect, 52-year-old Joseph Hetzel of Lompoc, is in custody. Just before 6:00 p.m. tonight, September 5, 2017, Hetzel was located and taken into custody without incident in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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