Monday, July 1, 2019

12:42 p.m. / Possession of a loaded flare gun / Lookout Park  

Deputies were dispatched on a flare shot seen in the area of Lookout Park. They searched the area and spoke to several people and nobody reported hearing or seeing the flare. The deputy checked the area towards the ocean and there did not seem to be anybody in distress. As the deputy, was walking towards his car, a man walked up and said someone had been shooting at him while he was walking on the tracks. The man just happened to have a flare gun, so he shot it up in the air to scare the subject shooting at him. He gave two different descriptions, along with several conflicting statements and appeared under the influence. Deputies reported that he had a warrant out of Ventura County, and he was arrested for the warrant and possession of a loaded flare gun.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

7:33 a.m. / Possession of a concealed handgun / 5000 block Carpinteria Avenue / Motel 6

A deputy was doing a premise check of the rear parking lot of Motel 6, when he saw a man leaning up against a tree. The deputy made consensual contact with the man who admitted to having marijuana and an unloaded gun behind the seat of his car, along with ammunition in the glove box. The man was issued a citation for possession of the concealed handgun.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

5:16 p.m. / Theft / 4000 block Sandyland   

The reporting party was visiting Carpinteria from Nevada when she unintentionally left her wallet unattended in the patio area of her rental condo for a few minutes as she retrieved items from her room. An unknown suspect(s) removed three credit cards form her wallet and used them at several locations in Santa Barbara. The total loss is estimated at $1,680.  


Wednesday, July 3, 2019

11:03 p.m. / Annoying a child / 4400 block Via Real Avenue

A juvenile female walked up to a deputy visibly shaken and upset. She asked if she could stand with him because over the last two days while riding the bus she had been followed by an adult male. He persistently asked her personal questions, even though she told him to leave her alone. She told the man she was only 16 and he continued to try to sit next to her and then follow her when she got off the bus. The juvenile got into the deputy’s vehicle and during a drive of the area, the suspect was spotted on Chaney Avenue. The suspect was contacted. He had just left Santa Barbara Superior Court for a previous arrest involving possession of a dangerous weapon, brandishing and battery.  The juvenile signed a citizen’s arrest for annoying a child. There is second a victim that will be contacted for a statement as well. The subject was transported to Santa Barbara County Jail for booking.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

11:23 p.m. / Warrant arrest / Carpinteria Avenue and Hwy 150  

A man flagged down a deputy to ask for directions to Ventura. He was recognized from a contact last week where he was cited for possession of meth and a meth pipe.  A records check showed Ventura County Probation issued a warrant for his arrest two days prior. The subject was transported to Santa Barbara County Jail and will eventually be taken to Ventura (County Jail).

3:05 a.m. / Possible DUI / S. Padaro Lane and Hwy 101   

A woman was stopped for possibly driving under the influence. California Highway Patrol was requested and after performing poorly on her field sobriety test, it was determined she was not DUI (0.03 BAC). During a consent search of the vehicle, Xanax pills were located.  The subject was cited for the violation.

4:43 a.m. / Vandalism / Casitas Pass and Hwy 101      

While driving on Casitas Pass Road, a deputy observed a man dragging a CA Hwy sign through the dirt near the construction equipment. The man admitted to cutting the sign post to steal the sign so he could mail it to his son who recently moved out of state.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

6:50 a.m. / Possession of methamphetamine / Holiday Inn Express    

A man called 911 because he was hallucinating and confronting customers at the hotel asking them if they were there to kill him. Deputies contacted him in his room where they noticed methamphetamine on the nightstand. The subject was arrested for possession of meth and transported to Santa Barbara County Jail.  

10:39 a.m. / Possession of methamphetamine / Summerland Gas Station

A deputy contacted and arrested a man for being under the influence in public. The subject was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. He was transported and booked at Santa Barbara County Jail.

12:34 p.m. / Violation of probation / Eugenia Place

A man was contacted for cutting off his GPS. He was arrested and transported to Santa Barbara County Jail.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

2:22 a.m. / Driving under the influence / Hwy 101 at Carpinteria Avenue 

A man was stopped for excessive speed (over 85 MPH). When contacted an odor of alcohol was detected and after a field sobriety test, he was taken into custody. The subject consented to a breath sample and he blew a 0.20 BAC.

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