Sunday, November 14 

1301 hrs / Drugs / 1000 block Casitas Pass Road

A man who had ingested drugs became belligerent, making obscene gestures and shouting obscenities at others. He was shirtless and shoeless. This was an ongoing incident. He was arrested. 

 

1549 hrs / Felony Warrant / 4400 block Carpinteria Avenue 

A man was stopped for a traffic violation. During investigation, it was discovered he had a felony warrant. He was transported to the station for follow-up. 

 

2152 hrs / False Fire Alarm / 1001 block Mark Avenue 

The Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Department responded to the report of a fire alarm at a business. Upon arrival, a transient was observed leaving the building. When deputies arrived at the area, the man admitted to entering the building and activating the fire alarm. A records check showed he was on probation for arson violations. During a search, he was found in possession of narcotics, paraphernalia and lighters. A follow-up will be conducted. 

 

2336 hrs / Disturbing the Peace / Via Real and Santa Ynez 

Three men were contacted after causing a disturbance at 7-11. Two were arrested and booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail. It is suspected that the three were involved in a bike theft from Dahlia Court earlier in the evening. A victim has not been located, but the theft/attempted theft resulted in a physical fight. A follow up will be conducted. 

 

0210 hrs / Narcotics Violations / 1100 block Casitas Pass Road

A man was contacted while drinking a beer in the parking lot. He consented to a search, and was found in possession of a small amount of psilocybin mushrooms and a Xanax bar.  

 

Monday, November 15 

1919 hrs / DUI / Carpinteria Avenue and Palm Avenue

A man was stopped for driving without headlights on. He tested at 0.08% BAC and was released to a sober friend. 

 

2229 hrs / False Registration / Upper Thunderbowl  

A 15-year-old took his father’s vehicle without permission. He also took the registration tab from his dad’s motorcycle and put it on the vehicle. The juvenile was cited, and the vehicle was towed; the father responded to the scene to take custody of him.  

 

2259 hrs / Narcotics Violations / Bailard Avenue and Pandamus Street

Two people were observed in a vehicle at the north end of Bailard Avenue. A deputy contacted the pair and discovered that the man had an unserved domestic violation restraining order from Ventura County and a suspended license. He was informed of the restraining order and notice of the suspended license. During the investigation, the man said there was marijuana in the vehicle and consented to a search. 

During the search, multiple used methamphetamine pipes and pipes of foil with drug residue were found. A planner, which contained multiple handwritten credit card numbers, was also located in the vehicle. The pair were cited and released. 

 

0340 hrs / Narcotics Violations / Linden Avenue and Sandyland Road

Two people were contacted and found in possession of narcotics and paraphernalia.  

 

Tuesday, November 16 

0027 hrs / Narcotics Violations / 4000 block Via Real 

A woman was driving through the construction zone when she decided to drive within the “cone zone.” A traffic stop was initiated and upon contact, the male passenger was observed suffering from a large laceration to his left leg. They stated they were on their way to Cottage Hospital. Medics were requested and the man was bandaged up, but he declined transport. 

The laceration was supposedly caused when he was in the bed of a truck parked on Eugenia Place. The area was checked, and some blood was located in the area, but it was not consistent with the injuries. After medics bandaged the subject, a vehicle search was conducted, and the subjects were cited for possession of meth and a used meth pipe.    

 

Wednesday, November 17 

0808 hrs / Health and Safety / Casitas Pass Road

A reporting party called on Nov. 13 to report that at 1330 hours, during a custody exchange of her son with her ex-husband, she spotted a small glass container with crystal meth on the front seat of her ex-husband’s truck. The reporting party took the meth, emailed her attorney and was advised to contact law enforcement. The meth was retrieved and booked. 

 

1152 hrs / Unlawful Driving of a Vehicle / Thunderbowl 

A reporting party stated that his friend took his car keys and left in his vehicle without his permission. The two had been previously camping on the Bluffs. 

 

1422 hrs / Warrant / 3950 Via Real

A man was contacted, and a records check showed he had a warrant. He was arrested and transported to Santa Barbara County Jail. 

 

2017 hrs / Burglary / Santa Rosa Lane

Three men forced entry into an unoccupied home, by shattering a rear kitchen door windowpane. Once inside, they set off an alarm, but still rummage through most of the home. They appeared to have stolen jewelry and other items. A security camera captured them prowling around the house and then running away with some type of bag in hand. The same three suspects also burglarized another residence on Santa Rosa Lane on a Wednesday around the same time. 

 

Thursday, November 18 

1515 hrs / Lewd Contact / 4100 block Via Real 

Deputies responded to a local motel for a subject who was attempting to rent a room without ID, then had broken the window to his vehicle and left the vehicle parked. Deputies located the subject passed out in the parking lot, holding an empty bottle of vodka. He was arrested. Motel staff parked the vehicle. 

 

2315 hrs / DUI / Linden Avenue and 7th Street  

A woman was stopped driving eastbound on 7th Street with a headlight and brake light out, as well as excessive speed. She performed poorly on sobriety field tests, with 0.097% BAC. She was arrested and booked into jail. 

 

Friday, November 19 

0700 hrs / Traffic Collision / Cravens Lane 

A vehicle making a u-turn collided with a vehicle traveling north on Cravens Lane. No injuries were reported. 

 

1640 hrs / Stolen Vehicle / Loon Point

Deputies responded to the report of a suspect attempting to open the truck of the reporting party’s vehicle while he was sleeping in it, in the parking lot of Loon Point. Deputies contacted the suspect while he was walking away from a vehicle which the reporting party observed him sitting in. The vehicle was reported stolen out of Morro Bay. The suspect was arrested and booked. 

 

Saturday, November 20

2253 hrs / DUI / 101 southbound North Padaro Lane 

A vehicle was stopped for speeding and lane straddling. The driver performed poorly on sobriety field tests, at 0.172% BAC. The driver was booked into jail after a blood draw. The vehicle was released to family, and the passenger got a ride home. 

 

2133 hrs / Drug Possession / Carpinteria and Santa Ynez avenues

A vehicle was stopped for failing to stop at a posted stop sign. The driver had a suspended drivers license and two misdemeanor warrants. She was also in possession of .1 grams of heroin, 4.8 grams of meth and 2.3 grams of fentanyl. The driver was booked. 

 

0144 hrs / Warrant / North Padaro Lane

A traffic enforcement stop was made on a vehicle. The driver had an outstanding warrant and was arrested on said warrant and transported without incident.