Monday, May 20  

9:14 a.m. / Public Intoxication / 900 block Elm Avenue   

Deputies were dispatched to a lumber supply company on an intoxicated subject refusing to leave. The man became confrontational with the reporting party. The man was contacted and he was so intoxicated that he was unable to maintain his balance and spoke incoherently. When he was placed under arrest, he was unable to seat himself in the patrol car and had to be assisted. He was booked at Santa Barbara County Jail.

Wednesday, May 22  

9:38 a.m. / Auto Break In / 1100 block Vallecito Road  

A woman reported parking and locking her vehicle at a church and came back approximately one hour later to find the window had been smashed and her purse was stolen.

10:40 a.m. / Trespassing / Santa Rosa Lane  

Deputies were dispatched to a third call on a woman who was trespassing on private property with the caller willing to sign a citizen’s arrest form. She’d been warned twice before to stay away from this property by a deputy, and the woman was booked at Santa Barbara County Jail.

5:35 p.m. / Vehicle Collision / Via Real and Palmetto Way  

While travelling westbound on Via Real a driver stopped his vehicle and prepared to make an illegal U-Turn. As he attempted to make this U-Turn, another driver attempted to overtake him believing he was about to park. The two vehicles collided. One driver suffered minor lacerations to his forearm and declined to be transported by ambulance.

Thursday, May 23  

11:11 p.m. / Possession / Via Real and Hales Lane  

A man was seen riding his bicycle in the area and a deputy made contact with him. The man stated that he may have a methamphetamine pipe on him. A search resulted in a methamphetamine pipe and a useable amount of methamphetamine was found. A record check also showed that he had two active arrest warrants. The man was transported and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

11:45 p.m. / Active Arrest Warrant / Linden Avenue and Meadow View  

A man was contacted after it was believed he had an active arrest warrant. After confirmed the man’s identity and the warrant, he was arrested. A search incident to arrest resulted in a flashlight, locking pick rake and tension key being found in the man’s pockets and he was transported and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

Friday, May 24    

10:17 a.m. / License Plate Theft / Casitas Pass Road  

A man reported his rear license plate was stolen sometime between 9:40 and 10:17 a.m.   

2:15 p.m. / Catalytic Converter Theft / Birch Street  

A caller reported that her catalytic converter was stolen from her vehicle between 10 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. on the night of May 22. The vehicle was parked on Birch Street, and there were several other online reports for stolen catalytic converters from the evening of May 22 to the early hours of May 23.    

7:54 p.m. / Public Intoxication / 5500 block Carpinteria Avenue  

A man was reported to be causing a disturbance and refusing to leave a motel. When deputies arrived on scene and checked the man’s room, he had left the motel. While checking the area, the man was contacted in front of a donut shop. He was highly intoxicated and unable to care for his safety or the safety of others. After being arrested, the man continuously yelled racial slurs and profanities at deputies. He was transported to Santa Barbara County Jail and booked for a warrant and public intoxication.

12:44 a.m. / Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance / Via Real   

A man called 911 four times stating that people were hiding in the parking lot and were threatening him. When deputies responded, they determined that the man was suffering from hallucinations, most likely due to methamphetamine use. He was arrested and transported to station 39 where an exam was conducted, and his urine tested positive for methamphetamine. The man was transported and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

Saturday, May 25  

2:08 p.m. / Auto Break In / 4400 block Carpinteria Avenue

The victim reported that an unknown suspect(s) smashed one of the windows to his vehicle and stole items. The suspect(s) stole the items from the vehicle as the victim ate lunch at a nearby restaurant.    


6:48 p.m. / Public Intoxication / Sixth Street and Maple Avenue  

A man was contacted after being reported falling and leaning against a building. He was determined to be intoxicated and unable to care for his safety or the safety of others, and he was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

12:17 a.m. / Public Intoxication / Santa Monica Road   

Deputies responded to a call about multiple people fighting. After the situation calmed down, it was determined not to be a fight but rather a family trying to avoid additional family members from driving drunk. A man was determined to be intoxicated to the point where he could not care for his safety or the safety of others. He was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

7:44 p.m. / Warrant Arrest / Azalea Drive  

Deputies responded to a 911 hang up. A man was contacted and arrested without incident because it was determined that there was a warrant for his arrest.

9:34 p.m. / Possession of a Concealed Weapon / 4000 block Via Real  

A man was stopped for a traffic violation and was found to be in possession of a concealed weapon. He was arrested and booked at Santa Barbara County Jail.

3:33 a.m. / DUI / Via Real   

A woman was the subject of a traffic stop after attempting to exit a parking lot without her headlights on. A DUI investigation was conducted and she was determined to be intoxicated. The woman was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

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