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City of Santa Maria, California, News Briefs, Police Services

Santa Maria Police Department news briefs are generally posted on this webpage the same day they are issued. Briefs issued on weekends and holidays will be posted the following regular workday. Media organizations receive news briefs by e-mail (see below).

July 27: DUI Checkpoint Results  
July 25: Attempted Murder-Stabbing  
July 22: Missing Juvenile Found  
July 22: Missing Juvenile  
July 22: DUI Checkpoint Results  
July 20:
Police Explorer Competition
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Police Explorer Competition group photo

July 19: Assault with a Deadly Weapon   Suspect Photo (Marcello Alvarez)
July 19: DUI Checkpoint Results  
July 14: Drugs Possessed for Sale, Arrests   Suspect Photo (Ernest Johnson)
Suspect Photo (Richard Marinello)
Suspect Photo (Bobby Johnson)
Suspect Photo (Rochelle Depalma)
July 14: DUI Saturation Patrol  
July 13: Hit and Run Collision (gas leak)  
July 13: Gas Leak Hermosa  
July 11: Suspicious Package/Device  
July 11: Warrant Sweep  
July 11: Narcotics Search Warrant, Arrests   Suspect Photo (Dustin Palmer)
Suspect Photo (Kara Jeffords)
Suspect Photo (Alicia Starnes)
July 10: Results of Roving DUI Patrol  
July 10: Roving Patrol  
July 10: Court Sting  
July 9: Crime Stats   |  Part I Crimes 2012 and 2013  
July 7: Crime Statistics News Conference  
July 5: DUI Motorcycle Enforcement this Weekend  
June 30: Attempted Murder   Suspect Photo (Felicia Donaldson)
June 29: Missing Juvenile (she was found)  
June 28: Robbery, Arrests   Suspect Photo (Adam Richard Martinez)
Suspect Photo (Paul Anthony Steadman)
June 28: Possession of Methamphetamine, Arrests   Suspect Photo (Alfred Plaza)
Suspect Photo (Gabriel Estrada)
Suspect Photo (Jill Harrison)
Suspect Photo (Nancy Cerna)
Suspect Photo (Sandra Vaughn)
June 25: Carjacking  
June 25: Pursuit  
June 25: Robbery at Market   Suspect Photo (Robbery at Market)
June 25: Robbery   Suspect Photo (Daniel Hines)
June 23: Saturation Patrol Results  
June 22: Shooting  
June 20: Checkpoint Results  
June 18: Saturation Patrol to Take Place  
June 18: Checkpoint to be Held  
June 17: Child Endangerment   Suspect Photo (Severiano Flores)
June 16: June 16: SMPD Swears in Nine New Officers  
June 16: DUI Saturation  
June 12: Carjacking  
June 12: DUI Saturation Patrol  
June 9: Checkpoint Results  
June 5: Checkpoint to be Held  

Other newsworthy cases are Locally Wanted Persons

The City maintains a list of local news media contacts and requests the media's assistance to keep the list accurate and up-to-date. Local media professionals may contact Mark van de Kamp in the City Manager's Office at (805) 925-0951 ext. 372.

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