2019 Press Releases

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that another individual has been arrested and charged in connection with the June 1, 2019 homicide of twenty-nine year old Alberto Torres.

District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that Noe Herrera, 33, of Lompoc, California, will be sentenced to 24 years to life in state prison for the January 20, 2015 murder of Salvador Juarez Hernandez, and in a separate case an assault on Mr. Herrera's mother.

Santa Barbara County Fire Investigators are continuing their investigation into the fire that occurred on, July 4th, 2019 near the 1500 block of Foxen Canyon Road, east of the City of Santa Maria.

The Sheriff's Office is releasing the results of our Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) grant funded operations for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

Santa Barbara County Animal Services Offers Fee Waived Adoptions

The suspect wanted for robbing a bank in Solvang on June 13, 2019 is in custody at the Santa Barbara County Jail.

Is your CO alarm chirping? It may be time to install new carbon monoxide alarm in your home.

At approximately 2:30 p.m. on July 1, 2019 Custody Deputy Christopher Martinez helped an inmate who was choking.

The Sheriff's Office is pleased report that our Sheriff's Explorers participated once again in the 9th Annual Central Valley Law Enforcement Explorer Competition.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of two Arroyo Grande men who were located deceased on Sunday, June 30, 2019, on a vessel located approximately 20 miles southwest of Point Conception.