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***Report to the People 2010-2014***





Press Releases

11/12/2014 People v. Raymond Daniel Macias


11/7/2014 People v. David James Lack


11/6/2014 People v. Benjamin Ybarra, Jr., Edgar Cordova, Jesse Martin Enriquez, Ulisses Ramon Guzman, Arturo Renteria, Jr., Ruben Jose Regalado, indictment by Grand Jury




11/3/2014 Death of Thomas W. Sneddon, Jr.


10/31/2014 People v. Aubrey Dupree Wadford


10/14/2014 People v. Nicolas Holzer


10/14/2014 People v. Dean Joseph Basler









Videos/In the News

Getting out of GANGS: A KCOY Special Report - Wednesday, October 1st at 7pm on KCOY 12 Central Coast Local News



Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Truancy Program


Prevent Crime-become a Mentor


Noozhawk: Santa Barbara County Shows Off SUV Specially Designed to Deploy Fire-Sniffing Canines



SB New Press: Animal Abuse link to other crime


Life Facing Bars: A Gang Prevention Documentary


KEYT: Community Leaders Come Together To End Elder Abuse "Stand Up Against Elder Abuse" Committed to Raise Awareness



DA Dudley forms Anti-trafficking Task Force


Orcutt Pioneeer Column February 2014

Noozhawk: Letter to the Editor: Crash Victim Offers Thanks to Many in Santa Barbara


KEYT: SB County District Attorney Forms Anti-Animal Abuse Task Force



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