Santa Barbara Law Enforcement Agencies Assist Tulare Police Department

Authored on
June 1, 2022

On the morning of June 1, 2022, the Santa Barbara Police Department received information from the Tulare City Police Department that a wanted subject from their jurisdiction was reportedly in the City of Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara Police Detectives, Officers, SWAT, Crisis Negotiations Response Team, Harbor Patrol, and SBSO Air Unit, and the U.S. Coast Guard mobilized in an attempt to locate the wanted person from Tulare. This response team conducted searches in the area of 100 Los Aguajes Ave. and on a boat at sea anchored in the East Beach Mooring area.

Law enforcement was able to locate, and arrest two adult male suspects in the area of 100 Los Aguajes Ave. One was released with a citation and the other was transported back to Tulare County for booking.

This case is still an active investigation by Tulare City Police Department. Further inquiries about this investigation should be referred to Detective J. Esparza – (559)-685-2300 ext. 2140 - jesparza@tulare.ca.gov




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