2021 Press Releases

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that 26 year old Fidel Lorenzana Lopez was sentenced to 16 years in custody by Judge Brian E. Hill of the Santa Barbara Superior Court.

Two additional inmates and one Sheriff's Deputy have tested positive for COVID-19. The two inmates were detected during the intake screening process.

Spring cleaning is an annual ritual for many people. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department reminds homeowners that this can also be the time to make your home safer.

The Santa Barbara County Office of Arts & Culture is excited to announce the production of a new public art installation in partnership with Allan Hancock College and the City of Santa Maria.

At 1:29 p.m. today, Sheriff's detectives arrested 46-year-old Xiaodong Mei of Oxnard for sexual battery charges perpetrated at his massage business.

Other Vaccination Sites Open Eligibility Beginning April 1 for 50+

En otros sitios de vacunación, mayores de 50 años serán elegibles a partir del 1 de abril

Roving Vaccination Clinics Beginning in Lompoc; All Eligible Residents May Register

Clínicas de Vacunación Itinerantes Darán Inicio en Lompoc; Todos los Residentes Elegibles Pueden Registrarse

One additional Sheriff's Deputy was been found to be COVID-19 positive, which brings the total number of Sheriff's employees who have tested positive to 117, with 115 having recovered and returned to work.