The following is taken from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department commander's recap for the Santa Ynez Valley patrol. Those appearing as "arrested" have only been arrested on suspicion of the crime indicated and are presumed innocent.
Thursday, March 29:
ARREST — A deputy responding to a report that someone was passed out in the 1000 block of Meadowvale Road in Santa Ynez arrived at about 3 p.m. to find Amanda Kramer was the person in question.
She voluntarily provided her driver’s license, and a subsequent records check revealed six warrants had been issued for her arrest. She was taken into custody and booked at Santa Barbara Jail.
Friday, March 30:
INCIDENT — During a vehicle stop for displaying expired registration about 9:55 a.m. in the 900 block of Edison Street in Santa Ynez, the driver allegedly admitted he had drug paraphernalia in the vehicle.
A search revealed a pipe, which the driver allegedly admitted using to smoke methamphetamine, and a plastic baggie with apparent drug residue inside.
The driver was issued a citation for suspicion of possessing paraphernalia for smoking a controlled substance and was released.
ARREST — When deputies contacted a man about 10:05 a.m. at the Kronborg Inn in Solvang, he was allegedly found in possession of a MacBook Air taken in a burglary in Santa Barbara as well as a combination nail puller-pry bar and two stainless steel picks.
Anthony Cuevas was arrested on suspicion of receiving stolen property and possession of burglary tools and was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.
INCIDENT — A driver who was stopped about 10:20 a.m. at Mission Drive and Cuesta Street in Santa Ynez for driving an unregistered vehicle allegedly admitting to possessing methamphetamine and China white, a designer opioid also known as furanyl fentanyl, in his center console.
A search allegedly turned up 1.72 grams of China white and 1.32 grams of methamphetamine as well as a meth pipe.
The driver, who was not identified, was issued a citation for suspicion of possessing a controlled substance formerly classified as a narcotic, possessing a controlled substance formerly classified as a dangerous drug and possessing paraphernalia for smoking a controlled substance and was released.
Saturday, March 31:
ARREST — A driver who nearly struck a pedestrian near El Rancho Market in Santa Ynez was reported as a possible drunken driver to sheriff’s deputies, who were also provided with a vehicle description, a partial license plate number and a direction of travel.
A deputy intercepted the suspect vehicle about 3:35 p.m. at Mission Drive and Alamo Pintado Road in Sovlang, where the suspect was detained until a California Highway Patrol officer arrived to take over the investigation.
In a breath test for the CHP, the driver, who was not identified, registered a blood alcohol level of 0.305 percent and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol with a blood alcohol content greater than 0.08 percent.
ARREST — After a vehicle rear-ended another vehicle, causing minor damage, about 5:55 p.m. at Alamo Pintado Road and Mission Drive in Solvang, deputies administered a breath test which allegedly showed the driver had a blood alcohol content of 0.232 percent.
A records check also showed the man’s driver’s license had been suspended because of a prior conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol.
The man, who was not identified, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving without a valid license. After his arrest, the suspect requested an evidentiary blood sample be drawn, deputies said.