2018 Press Releases

The Christmas and New Year's holidays are ways to spend time with family and friends ringing in another year, but also a time when people can make poor choices that put themselves and others at risk on the road.

At approximately 2:45 a.m. this morning, December 13, 2018, Sheriff's deputies, Santa Barbara County Fire and Lompoc City Fire personnel responded to the 3900 block of Marion Ct. for a reported explosion and fire.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office, along with a number of law enforcement agencies nationwide, received reports today, December 13, 2018, of a bomb threat hoax

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is requesting public assistance to help locate a suspect responsible for committing two armed robberies tonight, December 13, 2018 within thirty minutes of each other.

It may be time to install new carbon monoxide alarm in your home. They come in all shapes and sizes, but serve one important role. Keeping you and your family safe.

On Monday December 17th , the Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD) will transition from a High Fire Season to a Winter Preparedness Level.

Santa Barbara County Animal Services is helping all adoptable animals find a "Home for the Holidays" by discounting adoption fees and providing free microchips to adopted pets.

Just before 11:30pm on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputies from the Goleta Valley Patrol Bureau, Santa Barbara County Fire personnel, and AMR medics responded to the 7600 block of Calle Real after several residents reported hearing a traffic collision.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. yesterday, December 5, 2018, Sheriff's deputies contacted 18-year-old Hector Alvarez of Santa Barbara in the 4600 block of Foothill Road in Carpinteria.

At approximately 4:20 p.m. on December 4, 2018, the Santa Barbara County Public Safety Dispatch Center received a call from a woman reporting a male subject exposing himself in front of Albertsons located in the 1100 block of East Clark Avenue in Orcutt.