Sunday, Nov. 8
8 a.m. / Stolen Vehicle Recovery / Bailard Avenue & Pandanus Street
A vehicle was found parked in a red zone with the door open and various items strewn about it. Records check showed the vehicle had been reported stolen the previous day.
10:04 a.m. / Suspected Circumstances / 1000 block Casitas Pass Road
The manager at Taco Bell reported suspicious circumstances near closing hours of the store the evening before. One employee stated a disgruntled customer had a “short shotgun” and gestured toward him and other employees. Another employee stated the male customer had made “vague” threats to fight him and had an “unknown object” under his jacket, but the employee could not see what it was. Manager requested documentation.
3:09 p.m. / Petty Theft / Palmetto Way
Reporting party called to report her former housemate stole several items from the residence when she moved out. The total cost of the items was approximately $300.
4:56 p.m. / Tampering with a Vehicle / Via Real
Reporting party called to report her rear license plate stolen.
Monday, Nov. 9
6:20 a.m. / Shoplifting & Possession of Methamphetamine / 1100 block Casitas Pass Road
A man was arrested after shoplifting beer and energy drinks from a gas station. He was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine, a wallet that did not belong to him and a bag of Starbucks breakfast foods that he had not paid for.
12:16 a.m. / Possession of Methamphetamine & Xanax / Carpinteria & Santa Ynez avenues
A traffic stop was conducted on a white Mercedes with a headlight out. During the conversation, the driver, who was very nervous, stated he might have a broken meth bong and a syringe that he had found at a park inside his car. He consented to a search of his vehicle. A torn bindle containing a usable amount of crystal meth was found, along with the broken meth pipes. One alprazolam pill was located in his wallet, and he did not have an Rx script in his possession. The lower half of a syringe was also located along with three credit cards with the names of other people and a California Drivers License belonging to someone else. The man was issued a citation and released. The ID and credit card were seized for further investigation. The broken syringe and pipes were seized for destruction.
Wednesday, Nov. 11
7:07 a.m. / Burglary / 300 block Linden Avenue
An unknown suspect(s) forced entry through the rear door of The Spot. The unknown suspect(s) attempted to break a hole in the side of the building: however, they were unsuccessful. They found the safe inside and forced entry
8 a.m. / Grand Theft / 4700 block Sandyland Road
The victim reported his black Shimano bicycle stolen. He locked his bike at the bicycle rack located outside the Solimar Sands parking lot. The bike was locked on Nov. 10, at about 6 p.m. and he discovered the bike stolen on Nov. 11 at 8 a.m. The bicycle was locked with a cable that was cut by the suspect(s). Bicycle was reported to be worth $1,500.
11:28 a.m. / Hit and Run / Highway 101
A Ventura County Deputy conducted a traffic enforcement stop. The vehicle did not yield and the deputy began a vehicle pursuit. The suspect vehicle was registered out of Ventura. After a brief vehicle pursuit on the Highway 101, the pursuit was terminated because the suspect vehicle side-swiped a citizen’s vehicle who was traveling on Highway 101. California Highway Patrol took the traffic collision. Another Deputy observed the suspect vehicle exit the southbound Highway 101 offramp at Santa Claus Lane. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle for being in violation of felony reckless evading. The deputy lost visual of the suspect vehicle after an approximate 10-mile vehicle pursuit. A “Be on the Lookout” was sent to CHP and local agencies. Ventura Police Department was contacted and asked to go to the address of registered vehicle.
2:34 p.m. / Battery / Holly Avenue
The victim went to the clinic for an injury to his eye. From there, the victim told officers that he had bought a vehicle from a male. Sometime later, that male returned to the victim and asked him for his car back. The victim stated he sold the vehicle and it was in Mexico. The male became angry and punched him in the eye.
4:05 p.m. / Identity Theft / 5700 block Carpinteria Avenue
Reporting party came into the station for a suspended license. The owner had not lived in California for the past couple of months. When he returned to California, he tried to get a driver’s license. He was unable to get a driver’s license because his license status was suspended. It was determined an identity theft occurred. Report was taken.
Thursday, Nov. 12
9 a.m. / Warrant / 5300 block El Carro Lane
Deputy arrested a woman for a warrant. She was transported and booked at the Santa Barbara County Jail.
Friday, Nov. 13
12:50 p.m. / Criminal Trespassing / Via Real
Deputies responded to a call from a motel for criminal trespassing. A man was asked to leave his hotel room due to being intoxicated and repeatedly calling the front desk. The man refused to leave the hotel room. He also refused to leave when deputies arrived. A citizen’s arrest was signed and the man was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail without incident.
1:59 p.m. / Public Intoxication / Toro Canyon Park
Deputies responded to a check the welfare call of a naked female throwing things out of a parked car on Toro Canyon Park Road. The woman was contacted and was arrested for being in violation of public intoxication.
8:28 p.m. / Burglary / Oak Grove Drive
Deputies responded to a burglary alarm. Upon arrival, deputies noticed a glass panel broken and the back door unsecured. Deputies searched the residence and property. Suspect was not located. The owner was contacted via telephone.
Saturday, Nov. 14
8:30 a.m. / Warrant Arrest / Via Real
A deputy conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation. A record check of the driver revealed the woman had a warrant out for her arrest. She was arrested and booked at the Santa Barbara County Jail. Her vehicle was towed.