Sunday, October 10
1201 hrs / Felony Warrant / Carpinteria Avenue and Concha Loma Drive
A man, who was known to have an outstanding felony warrant, was observed seated at the above-mentioned location. He was arrested and transported to Santa Barbara County Jail without incident.
1400 hrs / Narcotics / 4200 block Via Real
Two people were contacted in the parking lot of a nearby motel. The woman was known to be on pre-trial probation, and immediately admitted that drugs and paraphernalia were in her vehicle. She was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, oxycodone and drug paraphernalia. The man was arrested for multiple outstanding warrants and narcotic violations.
1830 hrs / Theft / Macadamia Lane
An unknown suspect or suspects stole jewelry from the attached garage of a residence. The jewelry had been stored in the garage temporarily while work was being done to the home.
Monday, October 11
1446 hrs / Traffic Stop / Hwy 101 and Hwy 150
A parloee was contacted during a traffic stop. He was found to be unlicensed and in possession of meth. They were cited and released.
Tuesday, October 12
0915 hrs / Damage / Bailard Bluffs
The victim parked and locked her vehicle at 0915 hrs to go for a short walk. Upon her return at 0931 hours, she discovered that her driver’s window shattered. Nothing appeared missing at the moment.
1550 hrs / False Registration / Bates Underpass
A man had an expired registration from 2015, but was displaying a current tab. The subject was cited and released and the vehicle was towed.
2115 hrs / Intoxicated Subject / 4500 block Carpinteria Avenue
Deputies responded to a report of a fight in progress at a nearby inn. The reporting party stated that the fight was in a room. Upon arrival, deputies learned that one of the subjects was known to law enforcement, was extremely intoxicated in his hotel room and would not open the door. His mother opened the door and deputies found him lying on the floor. Medics were called and he was transported to the hospital.
Wednesday, October 13
0905 hrs / Damage / 1000 block Palmetto Way
Unknown suspect(s) tampered with the victim’s vehicle between Oct. 12 at 1900 hrs and Oct. 13 at 0815 hrs. The victim discovered obvious damage to the driver’s side door handle prior to the report. No additional details were given.
1200 hrs / Fraud / Sterling Avenue
An unknown suspect posed as an Amazon financial representative and convinced an elderly person to transfer $24,000 to an unknown account via Bit Coin.
1433 hrs / Trespassing / 5300 block Carpentaria Avenue
A transient was contacted for trespassing, and was found to have an active warrant. They were arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.
2027 hrs / Welfare Check / 5500 block Carpinteria Avenue
Deputies responded to the bus stop in front of a local motel for a welfare check. A man was passed out on the ground. Upon contacting the man, it was clear he was extremely intoxicated. He was arrested but due to his level of intoxication, medics were called, and he was transported to the hospital for treatment.
0016 hrs / Assault / Sandyland Road
A victim called to report the known suspect had lured her out of her apartment and attacked her. The victim had bite marks on her hand and an injury on her lip. The victim reported the suspect was upset because the suspect’s husband was at the victim’s apartment. The victim requested prosecution and the suspect fled the scene before deputies arrived. The case was sent to district attorney for review.
Thursday, October 14
1347 hrs / Citation / 4500 Carpinteria Avenue
Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for expired registration. There was a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle, and the driver stated that there was a smoked marijuana joint in the ashtray. The driver consented to a search of the vehicle. A small amount of loose marijuana and an unsealed container containing three grams of marijuana were found underneath the center console. A citation was issued for the marijuana.
2200 hrs / DUI / 1100 block Casitas Pass Road
A man was driving when he was stopped for an unsafe lane change. The odor of alcohol was detected, and field sobriety tests were administered. He was arrested for driving under the influence and he submitted to a blood test. He was booked.
2354 hrs / Outside Agency Assist / Casitas Pass Overpass
An outside agency assist was called for a California Highway Patrol traffic stop. The suspect fled and two guns were found inside the vehicle, with a juvenile left behind. The suspect that fled was suspected to be armed. The suspect left his ID, wallet and cell phones behind.
Saturday, October 16
0810 hrs / Window Tint / Calle Rey Mar and Arbol Verde Street
A traffic stop was conducted for an illegal window tint. The driver did not have a license. The driver was cited.
1026 hrs / Drugs / Evans Avenue
A man was contacted while walking on the railroad tracks. When contacted, he admitted to having outstanding warrants. A records check showed a felony and three misdemeanor warrants. He was booked in the Santa Barbara County Jail.
1045 hrs / Misappropriation of Lost Property / Evans Avenue
A deputy contacted a man who was walking eastbound, next to the railroad tracks, while dealing with another arrest. The man was in possession of a bicycle, which he said he had found. A records check showed the man was on probation. He was arrested for misappropriation of lost property, trespassing on railroad property and violation of probation.
1533 hrs / Narcotics / 1100 block Casitas Pass Road
A traffic enforcement stop was conducted on a vehicle for violation of lighting equipment. During the investigation, the passenger was found in possession of methamphetamine, heroin and drug paraphernalia. He was cited and released. The driver was cited and released for driving on a suspended license.
2017 hrs / DUI / Via Real and Linden Avenue roundabout
While deputies were at Carpinteria High School for the Homecoming event, dispatch advised of a multi-vehicle accident at the Linden northbound roundabout on-ramp. Fire, medic and law enforcement personnel responded to find a single vehicle traffic collision, where the driver had entered the roundabout on an exit lane and blew through a traffic sign affixed to a 6x6 wood post. The suspect vehicle stopped on the berm of the roundabout, then drove away on a flat tire, with the metal sign lodged under the car. The vehicle stopped a short distance away after traveling eastbound on Ogan Road. The driver was intoxicated. After a series of field sobriety tests, it was discovered that his blood alcohol content was twice the legal limit. The driver maintained that he only had one beer from a new 12-pack of Modelo beer that he had just purchased at a nearby convenience store.