Sunday, June 14  

1:21 p.m. / Theft / Carpinteria and Walnut avenues 

A transplant transient from Ventura was contacted after stealing an iPhone from the victim during a verbal altercation at the library. The man was booked and arrested without incident.


7:40 p.m. / Vehicle Pursuit / Linden Avenue at 6th Street  

Vehicle was seen traveling at an unsafe speed in the area of 6th Street and Linden Avenue. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop, and continued to drive the vehicle north on Linden Avenue. There was heavy vehicle and pedestrian traffic on Linden Avenue. For the safety of the deputies and the public, the pursuit was terminated. The vehicle was last seen in the area of 7th Street at Linden Avenue.  A record check of the vehicle’s license plate number revealed that it was stolen. A “Be On the Lookout” was passed on to CHP and SBPD.    


6:32 p.m. / Possible Prowler / 2000 block Shelby Street (Summerland)  

The reporting party’s son was looking at a camera recording and noticed an unknown male walking on the front of their property last week on Wednesday morning. The male didn’t take anything or attempt to enter the residence, just walked onto the property.   


7 p.m. / Public Intoxication / 5700 block Carpinteria Avenue  

Deputies were dispatched to a report of a male chasing after someone on Carpinteria Avenue.  Deputies contacted a transient male. The man was intoxicated, and a records check revealed a warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and booked at Santa Barbara County Jail.  


Monday, June 15    

8:46 a.m. / Auto theft / 4800 block Foothill Road   

A man called and reported an unknown suspect stole a Carpinteria Unified School District truck from the maintenance parking lot of Carpinteria High School. The caller said that the vehicle was stolen between June 12 and 15. A report was taken and the vehicle was entered into CLETS. 


12:02 p.m. / Assault / 5500 block Carpinteria Avenue  

A woman called to report that her husband was assaulted by the manager of a motel. The victim did not sustain visible injury and did not desire prosecution.


Tuesday, June 16   

11:38 p.m. / Theft / 4800 block Foothill Road   

The Director of Transportation for Carpinteria Unified School District called and reported a horse trailer was stolen from Carpinteria High School. The director reported the trailer was last seen on June 9 at about 8 a.m. A report was taken, and the trailer was entered into CLETS as stolen.  


3 p.m. / Theft / 5000 block Foothill Road  

A woman reported the theft of two miniature motorcycles from a residence on Foothill Road. She had pictures of a pickup with a decal on the side of the truck bed. The vehicle was located right after taking the report for the theft. The suspect vehicle was contacted at a gas station on Via Real with a male driver who stated the motorcycles were given to him. However, he could not provide a name of the person who gave him the motorcycles. Methamphetamine and a methamphetamine pipe were located in the man’s vehicle. He showed deputies where the motorcycles were taken, and they were recovered and returned to the owners. The man was booked at Santa Barbara County Jail.    


Wednesday, June 17 

5 p.m. / Lewd Acts / Various hotels of Carpinteria  

A woman was engaging in lewd acts with a man at different motels in the Carpinteria area. Report forwarded to detectives for follow-up. 


Thursday, June 18  

8:23 a.m. / Breaking and Entering / 4500 block Carpinteria Avenue  

An unknown subject pried open a door to one of the classrooms at Aliso Elementary School. The classroom had obviously been rummaged through and had several laptops inside. The principal responded and said it did not appear anything was stolen; however, she would have the teacher from that classroom take inventory and let the reporting deputy know if anything was stolen. The suspect must have cut himself somewhere as there were drops of blood on the exterior door handle as well as inside the classroom. DNA samples were taken of the blood.


Friday, June 19  

8:58 a.m. / Stolen Bike / 4900 block Nipomo Drive  

A man called to report locating a backpack with “gang” writing on it containing male clothing in his garage and his orange cruiser missing. These items belonged to a fugitive suspect involved in a hit-and-run incident from the previous day, who also stole clothing the victim had in the garage to donate to the church. The stolen bike was recovered and returned to the man. A deputy also conducted additional investigation and interviews, which led to additional charges on the suspect, which he was booked on. 


Saturday, June 20  

9:23 a.m. / Domestic Violence / Carpinteria Avenue and Highway 150  

Deputies responded to a call about Domestic Violence in progress where a male was dragging a female. A man and woman, both from Bakersfield who had previously dated, were contacted. The investigation revealed they got in an argument on Highway 101 where the woman punched, slapped and scratched the man on his face as he drove. The man pulled over and had her drive, and they continued arguing until they exited at Carpinteria Avenue and Highway 150 after the man in anger broke the woman’s phone and exited the car. The woman tried walking away but a witness saw the man grabbing, pushing and preventing the woman from leaving. The woman had bruises on her knuckle and arms. Given the two separate incidents, the woman was arrested for the freeway incident and the man was arrested for the Carpinteria city incident. The vehicle was on the roadway and towed, because the car keys could not be located since the woman had thrown them somewhere.   


3:09 p.m. / Assault / 3100 block Via Real  

A cable contractor alleged that a man at a residence on Via Real attacked and choked him while he was working on a pole on the property. The resident was contacted and claimed the victim was not readily identifiable and that he had pushed him, but never choked him. The victim requested prosecution. Report was sent to DA for complaint. 

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