2020 Press Releases

At 12:17 p.m. on September 23, 2020, deputies responded to the T-Mobile store in Casitas Plaza on a report of a robbery that had just occurred.

On Sunday, October 18, 2020 at approximately 1:56 a.m., Sheriff's deputies responded to the area of Camino Del Sur and Del Playa for a report of suspects who were shooting a firearm towards the ocean.

Monday, October 19 is the deadline to register to vote in California. Registering by this deadline ensures that voters receive all the voter material they will need.

Oct. 17-24, 2020 is California Flood Preparedness Week. California experiences many types of flooding: alluvial fan, debris flow, riverine, coastal, tsunami, flash and localized floods.

After a high-speed pursuit, deputies arrested a suspect in a stolen vehicle who is believed to have been involved in additional crimes in Lompoc and Guadalupe today.

In response to the Ely Attorneys Press Conference that was held today, Sheriff Brown has issued the following statement

Yesterday, at around 4:00 p.m., detectives with the Special Investigations Bureau and the Cannabis Compliance Team conducted a traffic enforcement stop of a vehicle in the area of Donovan Road at McClelland Street.

Detectives have arrested a suspect for an assault with a deadly weapon that occurred on September 28, 2020 in the 2000-block of N. San Marcos Road.

Santa Barbara County Elections is responding to recent reports of groups promoting unofficial ballot drop boxes not affiliated with Santa Barbara County Elections.

The safety of everyone traveling is the focus of a grant awarded to the Goleta Police Department. The $78,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will assist in the Goleta Police Department's efforts to reduce deaths and injuries on Goleta roads.