2020 Press Releases

Este fin de semana marca el último empujón para la campaña de adopción de mascotas Clear the Shelters™ 2020 de parte de las estaciones de televisión de NBCUniversal para los Servicios de Animales del Condado de Santa Bárbara (SBCAS) y refugios en todo el condado.

County RISE Guide and Ambassadors Help Businesses Reopen During Pandemic

On 8/25/2020, Sheriff's Detectives served a search warrant that resulted in the arrest of three suspects and the seizure of dangerous drugs, stolen firearms, and the recovery of five fraudulently obtained vehicles.

The 2020 WaterWise Garden Recognition Contest launched this spring to recognize beautiful, water-efficient residential gardens throughout Santa Barbara County.

Last night an additional inmate was confirmed positive for Covid-19. The inmate was tested following his contact with a previously identified positive inmate.

Three additional inmates at the Main Jail have tested positive for COVID-19. All three inmates were previously exposed to inmates who were later found to be COVID-19 positive.

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Bárbara (PHD) reporta tres muertes adicionales de individuos que resultaron positivos en la prueba de COVID-19. Los tres individuos tenían entre 50 y 69 años, tenían condiciones de salud subyacentes y vivían en la Ciudad de Santa María.

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) is reporting three additional deaths of individuals who tested positive for COVID-19. All three individuals were between the ages of 50-69, had underlying health conditions and lived in the City of Santa Maria.

On Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at around 12:41 a.m., Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a stabbing victim at a local hospital. When they arrived at the hospital, deputies were directed to a victim who had a significant stab wound to the upper body.

On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at approximately 10:36 p.m. deputies were dispatched to the 7100-block of Davenport Road on a report of subjects fighting. Before deputies arrived, one of the parties involved in the fight reportedly left the area in a silver Toyota Prius.