Crime

Man Commits Murder-Suicide at Calle Real Best Western, a Hotel Housing UCSB Students

The university is aware of the shooting and has reached out to the students living at the hotel to understand how they were impacted by the shooting.
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UCPD Issues Timely Warning for Incidents of Stalking on Campus Property, Arrests Suspect

UCPD is currently investigating the crimes in conjunction with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. 
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UCSB Student Faces Additional Charges of Sexual Assault

The dates of his alleged crimes from both cases range from October 2020 all the way to June 2021. 
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SBCC Student Faces Four Felony Charges of Sexual Assault

The student, Peyton Mcdonald, is scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary hearing on Oct. 25. 
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Next Hearing Date for UCSB Student Charged with Sexual Assault Is Set

Arian Eteghaei is facing seven felony charges, one misdemeanor charge and two enhancements.
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Isla Vista Man Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

The arrestee, 36-year-old Jered Harwin, currently remains in custody at Santa Barbara County Jail with no bail.
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Isla Vista “Mirror Bus Driver” Zachary Coughlin Found Guilty of 14 Charges

Coughlin was arrested and charged on May 19, 2020, following social media reports of his behavior.
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Isla Vista “Mirror Bus Driver” Trial to Begin on July 28

Coughlin pleaded not guilty to 17 felony charges on Oct. 2, 2020 during his arraignment.
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UCSB Student Detained in Low-Speed Car Crash off Del Playa Cliff

The suspect drove their vehicle over the cliff, where it fell onto Devereux Beach. The suspect left the vehicle and fled from law enforcement, one sheriff’s deputy confirmed to the Nexus.
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Victim in ‘Suspicious Death’ at Campus Point was a UCSB Community Member

As of Saturday at 3:45 p.m., no one is in custody, according to Barbara Ross, executive assistant to Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley.
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iV Menus Owner Patrick Galoustian Sentenced to 18 Years in State Prison

After accepting a plea deal in December 2019, it took over nine months and nine separate hearings for Galoustian to receive his sentence.
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iVMenus Owner Sentencing Postponed for Eighth Time, Rescheduled to Tomorrow

Galoustian's sentencing date was postponed for the eighth time to accommodate his last-minute request for an in-person sentencing. 
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iVMenus Owner Sentencing Postponed For Seventh Time, Rescheduled to Nov. 4

In addition to an expected 18-year prison sentence, Galoustian will likely have to register as a sex offender for life.
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SBSO Arrests Burglary Suspect After Being Trapped by Rising Tide on I.V. Beach

The subject, 40 year-old Sergei Gonchar of Goleta, has been booked on $50,000 bond at the Santa Barbara County Jail, where he remains in custody.
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SBSO Arrests Two Suspects For Discharging a Firearm in Isla Vista

Both suspects were charged with negligent discharge of a firearm, failure to obey a peace officer, resisting arrest, conspiracy and possession of a controlled substance.
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