2018 Press Releases

At approximately 4:20 p.m. on December 4, 2018, the Santa Barbara County Public Safety Dispatch Center received a call from a woman reporting a male subject exposing himself in front of Albertsons located in the 1100 block of East Clark Avenue in Orcutt.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce the graduation of four Santa Barbara County Deputy Sheriff Trainees from the Allan Hancock College Law Enforcement Academy.

The Santa Barbara County Water Agency is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 20th Annual WaterWise High School Video Contest.

Please Join Us for Dinner at California Pizza Kitchen Tomorrow, December 5

At approximately 2:50 p.m on December 2, 2018, the Santa Barbara County Public Safety Dispatch Center received a call from a witness who stated a suspect was being held down after pulling a knife

The County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) announced that the interactive map designating areas at risk from a debris flow below the Thomas, Whittier and Sherpa burn areas in Santa Barbara County has been updated for this winter's storm season and posted at www.ReadySBC.org.

Members of the Sheriff's Special Investigations Bureau and Compliance Response Team located a wanted felon, 27-year-old Anthony Guzman, who was hiding in the 700 block of N. Miller St. area in the City of Santa Maria.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is joining with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to observe National Influenza Vaccination Week, December 2 – December 9, 2018.

In 2018, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office was awarded a $100,000 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related crime.

One suspect is in custody following community reports of a subject running through backyards in the Orcutt area.