2021 Press Releases

Santa Barbara County Positive Case Rate Drops Allowing for Organized Youth and Adult Sports to Resume with Modification

El índice de casos positivos del Condado de Santa Bárbara han disminuido, lo que permite reanudar los deportes organizados para jóvenes y adultos con una modificación

Today, Sheriff's deputies have arrested seven suspects at two locations for a string of theft related crimes in Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, and Goleta.

District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that yesterday Ricardo Sanchez, age 28, was sentenced to 19 years 4 months in state prison by Judge Brian E. Hill of the Santa Barbara Superior Court.


The Sheriff's Office is adding one additional staff member and two inmates to our total number of COVID-19, while reporting that our active cases for both inmates and staff have dropped to single digits.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office will share the joy of reading with a story time video during National Reading Month. The National Education Association has designated March "National Reading Month" with "Read Across America Day" on March 2.

On Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 10:43 p.m., Sheriff's deputies responded to the 1800-block of Ironwood in the Tanglewood area for a 9-1-1 call of a domestic dispute.

Appointments Opening Monday, March 1 for Certain Residents in Phase 1B; Additionally, Special Vaccine Clinics Planned for Educators, Childcare, and Agricultural Industry

Las citas se abren el lunes 1 de marzo para los residentes de la Fase 1B; adicionalmente, se han planificado clínicas de vacunación especiales para Educadores, Centros de Cuidado de Niños y la Industria Agrícola

Las citas se abren el lunes 1 de marzo para los residentes de la Fase 1B; adicionalmente, se han planificado clínicas de vacunación especiales para Educadores, Centros de Cuidado de Niños y la Industria Agrícola