Major Weed Bust Follows Arrest

Over $14,000 in cash and 14 pounds of weed were confiscated at Christensen’s residence.

After initially facing charges for only public intoxication, a 22-year-old man arrested Sunday night is now being charged with possession of marijuana for sale and transporting marijuana for sale after police found 14 pounds of the drug and $14,000 in cash at his residence on the 6500 block of Segovia Road.

I.V. Couple Arrested For Drug Hoard

Law enforcement officials arrested an Isla Vista couple Friday for conspiring to sell drugs, after one pound of marijuana was discovered in a car owned by one of the individuals.

Police Arrest Group on Suspicion of Theft, Rape


Officers with the Isla Vista Foot Patrol and UC Police Department arrested three suspects in Isla Vista early Saturday morning for rape in concert, after a witness reported a woman being sexually assaulted on the 6500 block of Sabado Tarde Road.

Police Arrest Student With Child Porn

On Tuesday, detectives with the Santa Barbara County Criminal Investigations Division arrested 19-year-old UCSB student Scott Lienhart for possession of child pornography found on his cell phone.

SBCC Student Held By I.V. Foot Patrol For DP House Burglary

I.V. Foot Patrol officers responded to a residential burglary on the 6500 block of Del Playa Drive at about 1:15 a.m. yesterday morning, arresting  — an 18-year-old Santa Barbara City College student — shortly after. Lim is currently being held at Santa Barbara County Jail for a number of charges including residential burglary, possession of […]

Local Booked for Cross-Country Marijuana Trade

Earlier this month, 55-year-old Santa Barbara resident Thomas Arnold was arrested on accusations of shipping approximately 250 pounds of high-grade marijuana cross-country to New Jersey. Arnold was arrested on May 16 after authorities in Burlington County, New Jersey found 15 large cargo boxes of marijuana and traced the delivery back to Arnold. Arnold is currently […]

UC To Report Findings About Police Review

UC General Counsel Charles Robinson and UC Berkeley Law School Dean Christopher Edley will release the results of the system-wide investigation into police protocol for handling protesters during a news briefing today at the UC Office of the President in Oakland. UC President Mark Yudof commissioned the review and several other investigations in response to […]

UCSB Student Recounts Night in Jail after BUI Arrest

The purpose of the Santa Barbara County Sherriff’s Dept., according to their website, is to “utilize bike patrol and officers from the CHP and UCSB Police to provide safety and enforcement for the community of Isla Vista.” In a small community like ours, where the majority of citizens are college students, are people more afraid […]

Student Leaders Arrested as Result of Demonstration

Four UCSB students were arrested last Monday while protesting outside the entrance to the Sallie Mae building in Washington, D.C. alongside 200 students from universities nationwide. The demonstration began at 10 a.m. after the group unsuccessfully attempted to meet with the corporation’s CEO to discuss the company’s management of more than $180.4 billion in student […]

Athlete Arrested for Crime in I.V.

Miami Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi was arrested at his residence in Florida on Friday for battery charges stemming from an incident that occurred last year on the 6500 block of Trigo Road. Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an altercation at 2:35 a.m. on April 15, 2011, between Misi and residents on the balcony […]