Sunday, Nov. 17
5:42 a.m. / Burglary / 800 block Linden Avenue
An unknown suspect used a metal umbrella stand to shatter the front window of a drug store. The suspect then entered the business and stole two cartons of cigarettes, valued at $171.60. The suspect was only described as a male wearing dark pants, black shoes with white laces, black gloves and a grey sweatshirt with a small black logo on the rear neck area under the hood.
Monday, Nov. 18
9:16 a.m. / Theft / Maple and Carpinteria avenues
A caller reported that on Nov. 16 an unknown suspect stole the rear license plate off her vehicle.
10:03 a.m. / Suspicious Activity / 4100 block Via Real
A woman came into the station to report that she believes her neighbor is spraying aerosol gas into her home trying to poison her because she smokes cigarettes on the balcony.
10:41 a.m. / Assault / 4100 block Via Real
A man came into the station and reported that a coworker hit him and pushed him to the ground during an argument. The man did not request prosecution for the above violation. Events documented in offense report.
12:56 p.m. / Burglary / Foothill Road
An unknown suspect entered the victim’s residence and stole two iPads, a purse and a watch.
8:27 p.m. / Warrant Arrest / 1000 block Casitas Pass Road
Deputies were dispatched for a subject that had been in the bathroom for over 90 minutes. A woman was contacted and initially lied about her identity. Her true name was eventually discovered and she had five outstanding warrants for her arrest, all for narcotics violations. She was also charged with using another person’s identity. The woman was booked at Santa Barbara County Jail.
Tuesday, Nov. 19
11:15 a.m. / Vehicle Code Violations / 5400 block Carpinteria Avenue
A traffic stop was conducted for false tabs and an expired vehicle registration. The driver was also driving on a suspended license. She was issued a citation.
10:46 p.m. / Possession / 5600 block Carpinteria Avenue
An anonymous tip came in via the Sheriff’s Tip-Line regarding a subject possibly living in his vehicle dealing drugs. A deputy found the vehicle at the above location and he consensually contacted a man inside. The vehicle was not registered and had a non-operable status. A strong odor of marijuana was detected and during a vehicle search, meth and paraphernalia were located. The man was arrested and booked at Santa Barbara County Jail.
Wednesday, Nov. 20
8:29 a.m. / Theft / Holly Avenue
A caller reported that between Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 19 at 4:30 a.m., an unknown suspect entered his unlocked vehicle and stole his wallet. The suspect made approximately $1,500 in unauthorized purchases, which were cancelled. Investigation is on-going to collect surveillance footage.
11:39 a.m. / Assault / Foothill Road
The victim works at the above location and got into a fight with the suspect. The victim was battered by the suspect but did not desire prosecution.
Thursday, Nov. 21
8:23 a.m. / Warrant Arrest / Via Real
A man requested deputies for a disturbance. Deputies were unable to assist him with his request, because the other party was not home. A records check revealed that the man had a warrant out for his arrest. He was arrested and booked at Santa Barbara County Jail.
Friday, Nov. 22
10:40 a.m. / Stalking / Via Real
A caller reported that he recently ended a “dating” relationship with someone he met online. The female didn’t take the break up well. She has repeatedly called and sent text messages to the man, along with other things. The case will be sent to the DA’s office for review on stalking charges.
1:31 p.m. / Vandalism / Aragon Drive
Overnight, an unknown suspect (caught on video) slashed the victim’s tires.
2:49 p.m. / Fraudulent Use of Credit Card
A man came to the station to report that he feels his nephew has been stealing his credit card(s) and using them without his permission.
10:48 p.m. / Warrant Arrest / 800 block Linden Avenue
Deputies contacted a man while walking the Linden Avenue area. A records check revealed that he has a warrant out for his arrest. The man was arrested and transported to Santa Barbara County Jail.
11:09 p.m. / Public Intoxication / 1100 block Casitas Pass Road
A deputy contacted a man who was in possession of an open wine bottle in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant. The man was intoxicated and unable to care for his own safety. He was arrested and transported to Santa Barbara County Jail.
Saturday, Nov. 23
11:23 a.m. / Possession / Linhere Drive
A man was contacted for suspicious behavior at the request of a family member. During a consent search two one-dollar bills with methamphetamine residue were located inside the front pockets of the man’s pants. A small baggie of meth was located within arm’s reach of him, which he admitted was his. The man was arrested and transported to Santa Barbara County Jail.
8:10 p.m. / Hit and Run / Ogan Road
A driver rear-ended a parked vehicle causing major damage and fled the scene. Deputies located a debris field and tracked the vehicle to a ranch on Livingston Canyon Road. The suspect’s vehicle had major front-end damage and was abandoned by the driver. The vehicle was towed and the driver was never located. Investigation is on going and will be conducted by patrol.
Sunday, Nov. 24
8:11 a.m. / Vandalism / Via Real
An unknown suspect threw a metal Master lock through the window of a house and shattered the window.
11:59 a.m. / Resisting Arrest / Linhere Drive
A man who had been arrested for meth on Saturday, Nov. 23, failed to comply with deputies’ commands while investigating a trespassing issue, and was acting in an aggressive manner. When the man was being detained he pulled away and resisted being placed in handcuffs, resulting in him being taken down to the ground and placed in handcuffs. The man was arrested and transported to Santa Barbara County Jail.
6:49 p.m. / Battery, Public Intoxication and Vandalism / 1000 block Casitas Pass Road
Deputies were dispatched to a supermarket for a male subject destroying property. Upon arrival, a man threw a portable AM/FM radio at the deputies and it hit the roof of the patrol car causing a small dent. The man was extremely intoxicated and was having trouble maintaining his balance. He was taken into custody and placed in the backseat of the patrol car. The window was slightly open and a deputy went to ask the man booking questions, but the man spat through the window striking the deputy in the face with saliva which also got into his eye. Medics responded and flushed out the deputy’s eye with a sterile saline solution. The man was arrested and charged with battery on a peace officer, two counts of vandalism and public intoxication and transported to Santa Barbara County Jail.
Monday, Nov. 25
Patrol was kept busy with alarm calls and a unit was sent to assist with fire patrol duties.
Tuesday, Nov. 26
11:17 a.m. / Found Property / 4100 block Via Real
Found property was turned into the station and booked.
12:20 p.m. / Theft / 6400 block Via Real
Two license plates were stolen from a vehicle that was parked in a business parking lot in the 6400 block of Via Real.