Press Releases

Tuesday 03/20/2018 8:43 PM - Suspicious Package

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Suspicious Package
Date and Time of Incident: 3-20-18, Approximately 7:00 PM
Place of Occurrence: County Jail
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: On 3-20-18, Correctional staff walking near the County Jail noticed a suspicious package near the front door. They immediately reported it and the Bomb Task Force was called in to examine the package. As a precautionary measure, the people who were at the County Jail for evening visitation were evacuated. The lobby and the parking lot of the Jail were closed down and Kansas Avenue in front of the Jail was closed to all traffic. In light of recent death threats against those who work at the Jail, the Sheriff's Office is on a heightened sense of security. Further updates will be provided as appropriate.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Tuesday 03/20/2018 8:44 PM