Tag archives: burglary

Don’t be a Burglary Victim

Safety Tips From Your Montecito Association and Santa Barbara County Sheriffs We discuss Montecito crime statistics at every board meeting, the second Tuesday of every month at 4 pm. Lt. Arnoldi from the Sheriff’s Office watches trends and keeps us up to date. He also offers the latest tips for how to best protect your […]

Montecito Trails Replaces Bridge
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   December 21, 2021

Last week was an exciting moment for the Montecito Trails Foundation as well as the community at large: the last of the bridges to be damaged or destroyed in the 1/9 Debris Flow was replaced, a project nearly four years in the making. “In order to create the best access for the public, we needed […]

Local Businesses Burglarized
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   August 5, 2021

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating four recent burglaries at local businesses where the suspects forced entry overnight and stole items. The first incident was Friday, July 23, 2021 in the 5800-block of Hollister Avenue at Old Town Coffee. A suspect smashed a window to gain entry, stole various items from inside the business, […]

Suspects Arrested for Auto Burglaries
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   January 30, 2020

A man and a woman driving a stolen sedan were arrested at gunpoint on Saturday afternoon, January 25, after a string of auto burglaries in Goleta at the Calle Real Shopping Center and in Montecito on Coast Village Circle. At about 3:30 pm, a deputy on patrol in Carpinteria observed a suspect vehicle that had […]

Play It Safe
By J'Amy Brown   |   July 18, 2019

Q: Are burglaries in Montecito on the rise? Actually, break-ins are down since last year – but not gone – and it seems we citizens are leaving ourselves “wide open” by not locking our doors! According to Santa Barbara County Sheriff Lt. Butch Arnoldi, assigned to the Montecito area, 30 of the 72 housebreaks in […]

San Ysidro Pharmacy Burglarized
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   May 16, 2019

At approximately 4:25 am on May 7, 2019, the Oxnard Police Department notified the Sheriff’s Office of an attempted burglary being investigated at Kaiser Pharmacy in the City of Oxnard. In the event that the suspect(s) could be headed to Santa Barbara County, Sheriff’s Coastal Patrol Bureau deputies conducted a check of pharmacies in the […]

SBPD Seeking Assistance & Information
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   April 18, 2019

The Santa Barbara Police Department Property Crimes Unit is currently investigating a series of ongoing residential burglaries that have occurred in the city of Santa Barbara on the border of Montecito. Detectives are currently looking for any surveillance video footage of suspicious subjects or vehicles for the following date(s) and location(s): April 12, 2019 between […]

Sheriff’s Blotter
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   July 5, 2018

Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the Coastal Division have made several arrests the past week on a case involving a number of residential burglaries and auto thefts in the Carpinteria area. Sheriff’s deputies arrested two suspects on June 24, at an illegal camping area in Carpinteria and located items stolen from several residences in the region. […]