2019 Press Releases

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for its North County Citizens Academy, which begins on September 11, 2019.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office Cannabis Compliance Team, with the assistance of the Department of Fish and Wildlife, concluded a month's long investigation into an unlicensed and illegal cannabis cultivation operation in the area of Morning Hill and Dominion Rd. in Santa Maria.

In an effort to promote responsible pet ownership and prevent accidental litters, agencies throughout Santa Barbara County are holding their annual "Beat the Heat" spay/neuter campaign.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that Nicholas Burnell Hart, age 27, was sentenced by the Honorable Michael J. Carrozzo to a combined prison sentence of 15 years and 8 months

The Goleta Sanitary District will be smoke testing the sewer system on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 27th and 28th, 2019.

With summer in full swing and the weather being warm, many of us head out to the many trails Santa Barbara County has to offer. Hiking isn't typically dangerous, although accidents can happen.

In a validation of Santa Barbara County's commitment to excellence, the Santa Barbara County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency has received the 2019 American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award

On August 23, 2019, Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputies in the Santa Maria area responded with Santa Barbara County Fire to the Winepress Church located at 896 Cambria Ave. for a report of a structure fire.

With thanks to local media, the Cockatiel that founds its way inside of the security fence at the Santa Barbara County Jail has been returned to its owner.

The suspect in a package theft in Hope Ranch was arrested on Saturday, August 17, 2019.