Santa Barbara Police Vehicle

Barricaded Subject Arrested

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On April 17, 2023, at 12:17 pm, the Santa Barbara Police Department received a report of a domestic disturbance in progress, occurring in the 800 block of Cambria Way. Officers arrived on the scene and safely removed the adult female victim from the situation. 

The male suspect involved refused to exit the residence once police arrived. The Santa Barbara Police Crisis Negotiation Response Team and the Special Weapons and Tactics Team responded to the scene. 

After about two hours of negotiations, the suspect surrendered to officers without incident and was arrested at 2:28 pm.

The arrestee was identified as a 64-year-old male that resides in Santa Barbara. He was transported to Santa Barbara County Jail and booked for felony domestic battery. His bail is set at $50,000.