Suspect Wanted for Attempted Sex Assault in Isla Vista

Sheriff’s officials are looking for a college-aged man who attempted a sexual assault at about 11:05 p.m. on Saturday on the 6700 block of Sabado Tarde in Isla Vista. According to UCSB’s community alert system, the suspect was described as a 5-foot, 7-inch white man with short auburn hair. He was wearing a black sweatshirt and black pants and was last seen on Del Playa Drive. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information can contact the Sheriff’s Office tip line at 805-681-4171.

To submit a comment on this article, email or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email

event calendar sponsored by:

City Closes In on New Police Station Location

Santa Barbara's Saturday Farmers Market may lose its 35-year site.

Homeless Could Get ‘Tiny Box’ Homes Downtown

Neighbors complain as City Hall fast-tracks grant application.

Ethnic Studies to Become Graduation Requirement

School board votes unanimously for 2023 start date.

School Shooting Threat to Santa Maria Schools Made via Facebook

Further investigation revealed that suspect did not have access to firearms.

Celebration of Life Ceremony Scheduled for Mark “Marky” Meza, Jr.

The 21-year-old former Carpinteria resident was killed in the Borderline shooting.