Carpinteria Crime

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  • Deputies Arrest Man Found with Drugs, BB Gun Near Ca...

    Thursday Dec 6 | via Noozhawk 

    A Santa Barbara man is facing multiple charges after allegedly being involved in a Nov. 7 vandalism and being found with drugs and a BB gun near a Carpinteria high school, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department . Sheriff's deputies contacted Hector Alvarez, 18, at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 4600 block of Foothill Road, after reportedly recognizing him as a suspect who had fled from deputies Nov. 7 after a vandalism in Carpinteria, said Kelly Hoover, a sheriff's spokeswoman.


    Related Topix: Drugs, Carpinteria, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

  • 2 Men Arrested on Suspicion of Armed Robberies, Sant...

    Monday Dec 3 | via Noozhawk 

    Police revealed Monday that two men suspected of a shooting last month at Cleveland Elementary School in Santa Barbara and multiple other crimes were taken into custody last week. Esteban Nieto Oseguera, 29, of Carpinteria, and Ernesto Alonso Solis, 29, a Ventura County transient, were being held in custody in Ventura County and accused of crimes in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, including the shooting, multiple armed robberies, a burglary and vehicle theft, said Anthony Wagner, a police spokesman, on Monday.


    Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA, Carpinteria, CA

  • Marky Meza Jr., 21, Thousand Oaks mass shooting vict...

    Nov 8, 2018 | via Redlands Daily Facts 

    Marky Meza Jr., who worked at Borderline Bar & Grill, was among those killed during Wednesday's mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, his family confirmed to a Santa Barbara television station . Meza, who was less than two weeks shy of his 21st birthday, was a busboy and food runner, according to KEYT.


    Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA, Carpinteria, CA

  • Los Angeles police find illegal marijuana dispensary...

    Oct 23, 2018 | via WKYC-TV Cleveland 

    An hours-long standoff Monday at a Los Angeles-area strip mall following an attempted armed robbery at what police called an illegal marijuana dispensary ended with officers finding no one inside. Police surrounded the building moments after receiving a report at 1:37 p.m. PST, and were still outside as of 8 p.m. while waiting for a warrant because there was no immediate threat to life.


    Related Topix: Marijuana, Los Angeles, CA, Tarzana, CA