Crime

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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iVMenus Owner Sentencing Postponed For Sixth Time, Rescheduled to Oct. 28

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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UCPD Issues Timely Warning for Multiple Burglaries and Break-Ins on Campus Property

UCPD is currently investigating these crimes. Anyone with more information can contact the department at (805) 893-3446.
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Police Arrest Suspect For Breaking Into Vacant Isla Vista Apartment and Refusing To Leave

Donald Cameron was arrested on one count of burglary, vandalism and obstructing a peace officer. He is currently in custody at the Santa Barbara County Jail on $50,000 bail. 
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iV Menus Owner Sentencing Postponed To September

Galoustian’s sentencing will be based on the eight felony charges he pled guilty to in December 2019, two years after his initial arrest. 
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Isla Vista “Mirror Bus” Driver Arrested for Stalking

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Zachary Coughlin, the driver of the “mirror van,” for stalking on Monday night in Isla Vista around 10 p.m.
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Police Arrest Lompoc Resident For Discharging Firearm in Isla Vista on Friday Night

The resident, 20-year-old Christopher Maxwell, is currently being held at the Santa Barbara County Jail on a $250,000 bail.
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Timely Warning Issued for Multiple Burglaries at Anacapa Residence Hall

The UCSB Police Department is currently searching for the suspect, and did not provide a description of the suspect.
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Unknown Suspect or Suspects Cause “Significant Damage” to Women’s Restroom in Buchanan Hall

None of the students saw anyone leaving the area, according to the police report.
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Fifth Suspect Arrested For I.V. Armed Robbery; Additional Suspect in Custody Pleads Not Guilty

The armed robbery, which took place on Nov. 18 reportedly around 10:30 a.m., resulted in the university issuing a “secure in place,” causing some campus buildings to independently lock down. 
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