Sunday, June 14
5:12 a.m. / ABC Violation / 4900 block Carpinteria Avenue
The owner of a pub was found inside the business with two other people. All of them were drinking alcohol at 5:12 a.m. A report will be sent to Alcoholic Beverage Control.
3:55 p.m. / Phone Theft / 3700 block Santa Claus Lane
A woman left her cell phone in a portable restroom at a restaurant, and within five minutes someone had stolen it.
10:17 p.m. / Unlicensed Driver / Carpinteria Avenue and Casitas Pass Road
A woman failed to stop for a stop sign and her license was expired. She was cited and released.
Monday, July 15
3:45 p.m. / Skimming Device / 5000 block Carpinteria Avenue
A caller who works for Paradise Services and provides maintenance for the gas pumps, found a skimming device on one of the pumps. It is unknown how long the device was in place.
5:14 p.m. / Open Container / 5100 block Carpinteria Avenue
A man was in possession of an open container of alcohol. He was cited and the alcohol was poured out.
7:45 p.m. / Stolen Vehicle / Azalea Drive
A vehicle was stolen sometime in the morning.
Tuesday, July 16
10:33 a.m. / Warrant Arrest / 4100 block Via Real
A deputy was flagged down because a male stormed into a motel room and a woman was then heard screaming.
Deputies contacted a man and determined it was a verbal argument between the man and a woman. A records check showed a misdemeanor warrant for his arrest, and he was taken to Santa Barbara County Jail.
1:11 p.m. / Tampering / Via Real and Palmetto Way
A suspect attempted to open several car doors parked in the 6000 block of Via Real.
5:17 p.m. / Open Container / 5100 block Carpinteria Avenue
A woman was in possession of an open bottle of alcohol. She was cited and the alcohol was poured out.
5:45 p.m. / Controlled Substance / Santa Claus Lane
A Compton resident was contacted when he was walking on Santa Claus Lane. He seemed confused and asked for help. He said he had taken his “prescribed crystal meth.” The man was arrested for being under the influence of drugs. His urine tested presumptive positive for methamphetamines. He was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.
Wednesday, July 17
10:56 p.m. / Vandalism / Linden Avenue
A vehicle’s window was smashed and papers on the center console of the vehicle were moved, but nothing was stolen.
Thursday, July 18
9:18 p.m. / Vehicle Recovery / Rose Lane and Mark Avenue
The previously reported stolen vehicle was discovered abandoned at the above intersection. The vehicle appeared to have been slightly stripped down, and was not in the best condition. The victim was contacted and the vehicle was released to her.
10:37 p.m. / Warrant Arrest / 4100 block Via Real
A man was contacted for running a stop sign. He was found to be driving on a suspended/revoked driver’s license and to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.
Friday, July 19
1:10 p.m. / Open Container / Santa Monica Road at Via Real
A man was contacted and cited for consumption of beer.
1:38 p.m. / Theft from Vehicle / 4000 block Via Real
A 20- to 25-year-old male wearing a white tank top, camo pants and blue tennis shoes with a black backpack, who was riding a black bicycle, reached inside a parked vehicle and stole a cell phone and a backpack that contained work keys. Deputies are waiting to get surveillance video from a nearby store.
1:14 a.m. / DUI / 5100 block Carpinteria Avenue
A woman was contacted while her vehicle was parked and running in front of the Carpinteria Library. She displayed symptoms of being under the influence of alcohol. A deputy attempted to conduct a field sobriety test, but due to the woman’s high level of intoxication she was unable to perform the exam. She consented to a blood draw and was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.
Saturday, July 20
12:23 p.m. / Petty Theft from Vehicle / Ortega Ranch Road
A man reported that an ex-customer walked to his open truck and took some paperwork from inside.
5:40 p.m. / Vandalism and Warrant Arrest / Wallace Avenue
A caller reported that five males broke their fence but the owner didn’t want prosecution. The males were advised not to go back to the property. One of the males was cited and released for a warrant.
2:25 a.m. / Prowler / La Brea Lane
A caller reported a person walking in her backyard. A perimeter was set up, and a K9 unit responded. It appears the suspect left before deputies arrived. The suspect was not located.
3:35 a.m. / Unlicensed Driver / 5500 block Carpinteria Avenue
A Santa Barbara resident was stopped for riding his motorcycle without a helmet. He did not have a driver’s license. The man was cited and released.