Sunday, Sept. 1,
11:40 a.m. / Public Intoxication / 7th Street and Linden Avenue
Deputies responded to check the welfare of a man and found him to be intoxicated to the point he could not care for himself. The man was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.
7:55 p.m. / DUI and Traffic Collision / 7th Street
Deputies were sent to a traffic collision. A 24-year-old Ventura resident was driving impaired and collided with another vehicle. There were no injuries to either party. The woman blew a .24 percent on the breathalyzer. She was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.
Monday, Sept. 2
12:55 p.m. / Warrant Arrest / Via Real
On Aug. 20, a deputy took a report involving a man accused of misusing his parents’ debit card. The man had also violated a restraining order. The deputy was following-up on this case in an attempt to locate the man. He found the man’s vehicle, and it appeared to have been vandalized.
As the deputy was leaving a note on the car, a vehicle passed by and he recognized the passenger as the man he was looking for. The deputy had the vehicle stop and then asked the man if the vandalized vehicle was his. The man didn’t want anything done about his damaged car, and the deputy then asked the man about the misuse of the debit card and the violation of the restraining order, but he did not want to give a statement. A records check showed the man had a warrant for his arrest. He was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail, and the additional charges were added.
5:25 p.m. / Stalking and Annoying Phone Calls / Birch Street
A woman called to report that her ex-boyfriend and the father of her child is harassing her with phone calls and texts—up to 100 a day. She also feels he is stalking her. She asked for a report and information on obtaining a restraining order.
8:18 p.m. / Public Intoxication / Via Real
A 19-year-old Carpinteria resident was detained after it was reported he was involved in a road-rage incident. It was determined he was unable to care for his own safety due to his heavy intoxication. The man was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.
Tuesday, Sept. 3
2:06 p.m. / Battery / 3600 block Via Real
A man called and said he had just been battered by another man on the job. Both men had been working on an irrigation project when the caller tried to give his co-worker some constructive criticism. The man didn’t like it and both began to argue. At one point, the man receiving the instruction became physical and struck the caller in the face, leaving two scratches on his nose. The man was cited and released.
6:01 p.m. / Hit and Run / 1000 block Casitas Pass Road
A caller stated that while she was shopping, an unknown car hit her car, scratching its bumper. The scratches could have been caused by a shopping cart. She requested a report.
11:23 p.m. / Suspicious Circumstances / Carpinteria Avenue
Deputies were called to assist fire and medics. An intoxicated transient individual stated two Hispanic males, in all black clothing, shouting “1/13” hit him on the head with a mag-light. The males then left on skateboards. His story did not seem credible; his bike looked as if it had just been crashed.
Wednesday, Sept. 4
10:52 a.m. / Felon in Possession of Ammo / 5th Street at Linden Avenue
Deputies were dispatched to the Amtrak station on a report of a subject attempting to break into a car. A reporting party told deputies that the suspect was sitting in his unlocked car. The man told deputies that he purchased the vehicle from an unknown male for $300 cash. A deputy found several items that may have been stolen in the man’s possession. The man also had ammunition in his pocket and was arrested for being a felon in possession of ammunition. He was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.
Thursday, Sept. 5
9:07 a.m. / Burglary and Trespassing / Lookout Park Road
A 34-year-old transient man from Oregon broke into a residence by removing metal window security bars from a second-story window and smashing the glass. Once inside the man ate food, showered, stole clothes and some keys. The man was still in the residence when deputies arrived. He admitted to breaking into the residence because God told him it was “end times” and he should “seek refuge.” He was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.
12:36 p.m. / Non-Injury Traffic Collision / Via Real and Cramer Circle
A driver overcorrected while driving eastbound on Via Real and collided with an MTD bus parking at the bus stop at Cramer Circle. No injuries occurred during this collision. The bus suffered damage to its driver’s side rear quarter panel. It was driven away by MTD personnel. The passenger car suffered major damage to its front end. It was towed away.
3:19 p.m. / Vehicle vs. Pedestrian / Casitas Pass Road
A 92-year-old woman was walking on the street in the direction of Shepard Place Apartments. She was not using the sidewalk. A car turning left from the parking lot did not see her in the street and struck her. She fell to the ground, hitting her head. She refused to go to the hospital.
3:20 p.m. / Suspicious Circumstance / Unknown Location in Carpinteria
A man came to the station to report that an unknown person put gasoline in his vehicle’s oil. The man smelled his oil four days earlier and did not smell like gas. Today he smelled his oil, and it smelled like gas. He requested a report.
8:18 p.m. / Accusations / Holly Avenue
There was a heated argument between residents. The argument was over a male driving too fast down the street and almost hitting one of the reporting party’s sisters. All parties involved wanted to press various charges. The report will be submitted to the DA for review.
12:08 a.m. / Warrants / 1100 block Casitas Pass Road
A traffic stop was conducted and both occupants of the vehicle (a man and woman) had warrants for their arrest. They were arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.
Friday, Sept. 6,
6:15 p.m. / Collisions / Carpinteria Avenue
Four vehicles involved in a traffic collision that was caused by a driver texting.
6:19 p.m./ Auto Theft / Linden Avenue
A caller reported that his truck was parked on the street and stolen at about 6:15 p.m. A witness stated two Hispanic males where seen getting out of a light blue Honda and then driving off with the truck.
11:48 p.m. / Injury / 4200 block Via Real
Deputies were dispatched to a motel for an agency assist regarding an injured male. The front desk clerk said a male came into the office holding a bloody towel on his head. The male said he fell and hit his head and had a six-inch laceration on the back of his head. Deputies checked his motel room and found evidence which supported what the male said. The male was transported by ambulance to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.
1:56 a.m. / Possession / 1100 block Casitas Pass Road
A woman and a man were contacted in a parked vehicle in a fast food restaurant parking lot. The woman was found to have meth and a loaded meth pipe that she said she was going to trade for gas money. She was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.