Sunday, Feb. 2  

7:53 a.m. / Possession / Bailard Avenue  

Deputies were dispatched to Bailard Avenue to investigate a man inside a vehicle who was causing a disturbance by sounding an air horn. Deputies located the man and observed his vehicle running and an open container of marijuana on top of the center console.  A search of the man’s vehicle revealed a plastic container containing a useable quantity of methamphetamine. The man was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.   

9 a.m. / Urinating in Public / Ash Avenue at the Beach  

Deputies saw a man urinating in the bushes about 20 feet from the open public restrooms. He was contacted and cited for urinating in public and released on a citation.

9:30 a.m. / Open Container / 800 block Linden Avenue  

Deputies contacted a man to check on his welfare. He had stitches on the side of his face and appeared to have been recently injured. The man told deputies he was just released from the hospital and took a cab back down to Carpinteria. He said he fell the day before because he was intoxicated and received the stitches on his face from the fall. The man was drinking vodka out of a coffee container and had two bottles of vodka in his pocket. The vodka was poured out at the scene and the man was cited and released.

10: 51 a.m. / Stolen Phone / 400 Palm Ave. (State Park)  

The victim reported that his cell phone and keys were taken by a male suspect.  A witness saw a man who was later identified, riding away on his bike and took a photo of him. Deputies contacted the man, but could not locate a phone or keys on him.  The victim was not returning deputies’ calls. The witness did not actually see the man take the property, just riding away in the area. Information was passed on to State Parks. The man on the bike was cited for smoking in public and released.   

Sunday, Feb. 2   

1:23 a.m. / Possession / Carpinteria High School  

While checking on two suspicious people seen walking around the high school campus with flashlights, one of the subjects was found to have methamphetamine in the pocket of his shorts. The man was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.  

Monday, Feb. 3  

11:50 a.m. / Counter Report / Carpinteria Sub-Station    

Old ammunition was dropped off at the station.  The box of ammo was booked for destruction.

Tuesday, Feb. 4  

4 p.m. / Auto Burglary / Lookout Park Summerland  

The victim reported that an unknown suspect forced entry to his vehicle by unlocking the door with an unknown entry tool.  A backpack and laptop were reported stolen.

3:03 a.m. / Possession / Linden and Carpinteria avenues   

A deputy sergeant conducted a traffic stop on a man for an equipment violation. A consent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The man was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

Wednesday, Feb. 5  

11:24 a.m. / False Registration Tabs / Thunder Bowl  

A man was contacted in his vehicle that was displaying a current registration tab but the registration was expired from 2019. The suspect admitted to not paying the registration and obtaining a false tab.  He was cited for the violation.  

4:31 p.m. / Felony Vandalism / Holly Avenue  

Overnight, an unknown suspect(s) removed six plants and several rocks that had been landscaped by the victim on a portion of city property connected to the victim’s property.  This caused over $400 in damage.  

11 p.m. / Vehicle Code Violations / Thunder Bowl   

An 18-year-old Camarillo resident was contacted during a traffic stop for no front plate. There was a strong odor of marijuana coming from the man’s vehicle and he stated that he had a suspended license. He was cited and released.

1:52 a.m. / Possession / Casitas Pass and Rincon roads  

A woman was contacted. A bindle of methamphetamine was located in close proximity to her. After an investigation, she was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

Thursday, Feb. 6  

7:28 a.m. / Warrant Arrest / 800 block Linden Avenue   

A man was contacted on Linden Avenue. He had an outstanding warrant for his arrest and he was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

8:33 a.m. / DUI Traffic Collision / 5300 block 8th Street   

A caller reported that a man was driving west on 8th Street when he collided with several parked vehicles. Upon arrival, deputies smelled an odor of alcohol from the man and he was arrested for DUI. The man requested to take a breath test that resulted in 0.10% BAC.     

1:45 p.m. / Violation of Restraining Order / Birch Street

A man has been contacting his ex-girlfriend and her children in violation of a served protective order.  

7:21 p.m. / Robbery / 4400 block Via Real    

A 16-year-old Newbury Park resident called the Sheriff’s dispatch to report that he had robbed a Chevron station and said he had a firearm. Deputies arrived and conducted a high-risk stop as he was sitting in his car. The juvenile admitted to ingesting cocaine and “molly.” It was learned he had robbed a Chevron on Kanan Road earlier in the day.  The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Office was contacted and sent a photo of the juvenile. LASO confirmed the picture matched their suspect.  The juvenile was detained and transported to the Carpinteria station to await the arrival of LASO deputies.

7:26 p.m. / Auto Burglary / Carpinteria Bluffs Parking Lot   

Between 5:30 hours and 6:30 p.m., an unknown suspect(s) broke into the victim’s vehicle by disabling a door handle. The victim’s purse was stolen.

Friday, Feb. 7  

6:42 a.m. / Residential Burglary

The victim reported that unknown suspect(s) accessed the safe in her walk-in closet and stole 17 pieces of jewelry worth $3,535,474. The jewelry was recently appraised in August 2019. Not all of the jewelry in the safe was stolen. The theft is believed to have occurred sometime between December 2019 and Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.  

10:12 a.m. / Cite and Release / Carpinteria High School

A faculty member of Carpinteria High School called and reported that a 16-year-old student was assaulted and possibly threatened with a knife by a former 19-year-old student. Deputies ascertained that the juvenile student was not assaulted/battered or threatened with a weapon. However, he was challenged to fight by the former student, who was issued a citation for Disturbing the Peace.

8:29 p.m. / Warrant Arrest / Yucca Lane and 7th Street  

A 24-year-old Carpinteria resident was stopped for not having proper lighting on his bike. The man had a felony warrant out of Riverside County. He was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

3:22 a.m. / Warrant Arrest / Ogan and Vallecito roads  

A 20-year-old Santa Barbara resident was stopped for not having proper lighting on his bike.  He had a misdemeanor warrant. He was arrested on the warrant and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

Saturday, Feb. 8  

12:40 p.m.  / Auto and Train collision / Highway 101 and Padaro Lane  

A vehicle was traveling southbound on Highway 101 when it left the roadway, went down the embankment and ended up on the railroad tracks. Just then, a train that was traveling northbound and struck the vehicle, pushing it off the tracks. The train was moving at a slow speed. The driver was able to exit the vehicle with minor injuries.

1:16 p.m. / Warrant Arrest / Amtrak parking lot  

A transient subject from the Bay Area was waiting for the train and accosted another subject.  An uninvolved witness called 911. Deputies contacted the accoster and arrested him on an outstanding warrant out of Marin County.

3:14 p.m. / CHP Assist / Rincon and Casitas Pass roads   

Deputies responded to assist CHP officers with a motorcycle collision. The rider sustained some injuries but refused medical transport. Deputies provided traffic control and CHP handled the report.

7:43 p.m. / Under the Influence / 5500 block Carpinteria Avenue  

A woman was found to be unable to care for herself after a caller at a motel reported that she was wandering in and out of the bushes and the motel lobby. The woman was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail. 

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