Monday, May 27  

5:16 p.m. / Shoplifting / 1000 block Casitas Pass Road  

A suspect put $201.46 worth of alcohol into a bag and left the store without paying. He was seen leaving southbound on the 101 from the parking lot. The reporting party will see if there is video of the crime.  

11:17 p.m. / Drug and Warrant Arrest / 7000 Casitas Pass Road  

A 35-year-old Oxnard resident was contacted sitting in a vehicle with a female. He had a $5,000 warrant out of Ventura County. Upon being arrested, the man admitted to having some methamphetamine in his sock. The meth was retrieved, and the man was transported to Santa Barbara County Jail. His vehicle was towed.

Tuesday, May 28  

2:35 p.m. / Traffic Stop / Bailard and Carpinteria Avenue

A deputy stopped a vehicle for having an expired registration. The female driver had a suspended driver’s license. She said she was staying at a motel on Carpinteria Avenue. She was cited for the suspension and the vehicle was towed.

Wednesday, May 29  

10:57 p.m. / Controlled Substance / 800 block Linden Avenue  

A man was contacted and displayed objective symptomology of being under the influence of a controlled substance. He admitted recent meth use and cooperated with a seven-step exam. The man was cited and released at the scene.  

Thursday, May 30  

2:33 a.m. / Assault / 4200 block Via Real  

A man called deputies after telling a man to be quiet because he was making too much noise. They exchanged words and the man punched the man who called law enforcement and threw him to the ground. The caller signed a citizen’s arrest form and the man was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County jail.  

9:51 a.m. / Grand Theft / Via Real  

A woman reported that a “Sink Machine” (mechanical drain cleaner) was stolen from the back of her parked truck. The theft occurred sometime during the night.

4:28 p.m. / DUI Investigation / 4000 block Via Real  

Deputies received a couple of calls from people reporting a reckless driver in a black SUV speeding down the street in the area of 5th Street and Elm Avenue. Deputies checked the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle. Later in the afternoon, one of the callers flagged down a deputy and alerted him that the reckless driver from the earlier call was travelling westbound on Via Real. The deputy located the vehicle traveling in the 4000 block of Via Real and saw it pull into the parking lot of a market. Contacting the driver, the deputy smelled alcohol on the man’s breath and inside the vehicle. Another deputy arrived on scene and assisted with the DUI investigation. The man was arrested and transported to Santa Barbara County Jail.    

Friday, May 31  

11 a.m.  / Highway 101 Northbound at Padaro Lane  

A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for two traffic violations. While contacting the occupants of the vehicle, the deputy smelled an odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. During a consent search, the deputy found a used meth pipe, prescription medicine and methamphetamine in a man’s coin pocket. He was arrested and transported to Santa Barbara County Jail.  

8:35 a.m. / Single Vehicle Accident / 5700 block Carpinteria Avenue   

A male driver said he swerved off the road and collided with the chain-link fence along the 101 Highway to avoid hitting a bird. The non-injury accident was documented.  

Saturday, June 1  

3:30 hrs. / Drunk in Public / 800 block Linden Avenue    

A caller reported two male adults stumbling and staggering in the 800 block of Linden Avenue. Deputies responded and located two men who were found to display objective symptomology of alcohol intoxication and were discovered in a public place. They were arrested for public intoxication and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail pending sobriety.

7:59 p.m. / Lost Property / 5000 block Carpinteria Avenue

A caller reported that she had lost her Chinese passport somewhere in Carpinteria.

2:27 a.m. / Abandoned Vehicle / Highway 101 Southbound, North of Santa Claus Lane

Deputies responded to assist CHP with a reported vehicle in lanes. Upon arrival, deputies found a vehicle had travelled off the highway, through a chain link fence, and struck a eucalyptus tree. The vehicle was heavily damaged and all the airbags had deployed. The driver was no longer

Monday, June 3   

2 p.m. / Traffic Stop / 400 block Palm Avenue   

A deputy was in the 400 block of Palm Avenue when he saw a vehicle drive by. The passenger saw the deputy and immediately put on her seatbelt. Making a traffic stop, the deputy contacted a male driver and the female passenger. The deputy recognized the people from an earlier “Be on the Lookout” notice regarding suspicious subjects, and both are known narcotics users. The man had an out-of-county warrant for $5,000, however, the county would not extradite him. He was also driving on a suspended license. The man was cited, and the vehicle was left at the scene.

Tuesday, June 4  

12:21 a.m. / Marijuana in a Vehicle / Linden Square  

A 20-year-old man from Oxnard was parked in the Linden Square parking lot after 10 p.m.  Upon contact he was found with a bong between his feet in the driver’s area. The man admitted to having marijuana in the car, and a small amount of marijuana was found in the center console of his car. He was cited for the marijuana in the car and released.

7:07 a.m. / 4200 block Via Real  

A woman was contacted sleeping in a vehicle in a motel parking lot. She is on probation, and a search revealed   heroin, meth and syringes in the woman’s possession. She was arrested for the drugs and paraphernalia and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.  

8:48 p.m. / Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance / Carpinteria Avenue and Eugenia Place  

A 25-year-old Oxnard man was stopped for riding his bicycle without a light. He displayed symptomology of being under the influence of a controlled substance. The man was arrested and transported to the sub-station for an evaluation.

Thursday, June 6  

10:48 a.m. / Drunk in Public / Linden Avenue  

Deputies responded to Linden Avenue on a report of a man sitting on a bench with an alcoholic beverage and talking to himself. Identifying himself as a transient, originally from Oxnard, the man had a 40oz “Hurricane” alcoholic beverage next to him and admitted he was drunk. He was booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail.   


7:07 p.m. / Warrant Arrest / Lookout Park, Summerland  

A deputy spotted a man walking on Lillie Avenue and conducted a records check, which showed an active misdemeanor arrest warrant. The deputy then contacted the man at Lookout Park, arrested him, and transported the man to Santa Barbara County Jail.

Friday, June 7    

3 a.m.  / Controlled Substance / Highway 101 and Casitas Pass Road Southbound Onramp  

A man was stopped in his vehicle after a registration check showed that he had displayed false tabs. Deputies   noticed a box of hypodermic needles in the back seat of the vehicle, and conducted a probable cause search. A loaded hypodermic needle and black tar heroin was discovered, and the man was arrested and booked in Santa Barbara County Jail.   

8:53 p.m. / Possession/ Via Real and Casitas Pass Road

A man was driving a vehicle without registration tabs on the rear license plate. During a search for the vehicle’s registration, the man was found to be in possession of methadone not prescribe to him, a functioning stun gun and a canister of pepper spray. The man stated that he was a convicted felon and had served time in prison on several occasions. (The report did not specify if the man was arrested or cited.)  

10:27 p.m. / Warrant Arrest / 4200 block Via Real  

A man was getting ready to smoke a bowl of marijuana in the designated smoking area of a motel when he was contacted. A records check showed two warrants for his arrest and he was transported to Santa Barbara County Jail.   

11:36 p.m. / Controlled Substance / Sandyland Road  

A man was riding his bike on Sandyland Road without a light to the front, and attempted to elude contact by entering the parking lot of an apartment complex. When a deputy made contact with the man, he was found to be in possession of meth and a used meth pipe. He was arrested and transported to Santa Barbara County Jail.

3:17 a.m. / Warrant Arrest / Casitas Pass Road  

A man was contacted during a traffic stop for failure to have a license plate light. A records check showed he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest and a suspended driver’s license. The man was taken into custody and during a probation search of the vehicle, a meth pipe with a useable amount of meth in the bowl was found. He was then transported to Santa Barbara County Jail. 

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