Crime

Isla Vista law enforcement response in October 2023, summarized

The data was obtained from the October 2023 Arrest Log folder that is provided by Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Crime Analyst Elisabeth Nybo.
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Decedent identified after cliff fall death in Isla Vista

The Santa Barbara Coroner’s Bureau identified the decedent as 19-year-old Benjamin Scott Schurmer from Ojai, California.
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I.V. resident arrested for brandishing knife at minor

The subject was charged with three felonies and two misdemeanors, according to SBSO arrest logs.
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UCSB student charged with felony for allegedly vandalizing car

The car belonged to a fellow UCSB student.
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Former UCSB student jailed, charged with 26 counts of unlawful electronic peeping

Noozhawk reported that 12 of the counts pertain to identified victims and the remaining 14 involve unidentified victims, according to Senior Deputy District Attorney Megan Chanda. 
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UCSB police lieutenant sentenced to jail for driving under the influence, remains on administrative leave

UCSB could not offer any further information as to whether the lieutenant, Bradley Prows, would return to the police force following his release from jail.
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Student charged with felony for arson in residence hall

The fires caused minor damage to the targeted apartment entry doors within the residence hall but did not spread further.
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Isla Vista burglar arrested on multiple felony charges

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office (SBSO) deputies responded to a report of an intruder at a private residence at 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 20.
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Two suspects arrested for theft of 20 catalytic converters

Both suspects are being held at the Santa Barbara Main Jail on a $20,000 bail.
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UCPD issues timely warning for two instances of indecent exposure on campus

The suspects in both instances were not known to the victims and are not believed to be affiliated with campus, according to the timely warning.
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SBSO arrests suspected Goleta vegetation fire arsonist

The suspect was arrested on Nov. 3 on a misdemeanor of obstructing a peace officer, a felony charge of arson and a misdemeanor of possession of a controlled substance.
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Court declines to convict former SBCC student for rape, gives 90 day jail sentence

The defendant was initially arrested on Sept. 9, 2021 in relation to a sexual assault that occurred on UC Santa Barbara campus property.
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On-leave researcher alleged to have possessed child porn worked with students for months following felony charges

In the months following the arrest, the researcher continued his work with student researchers in the Vision and Image Understanding Lab.
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Man arrested for assault with deadly weapon at Camino Real Marketplace

SBSO responded at 9:16 a.m. to a report of an assault involving a knife that just occurred, arriving near the Staples located in Camino Real Marketplace.
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UCSB researcher arrested for alleged child pornography possession had prior felony conviction, is now on leave and banned from campus

Peterson was arrested in Carpinteria, at a house he did not reside in, for alleged possession of control child pornography and booked with a $50,000 bail, per police records obtained by the Nexus.
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