Suspect Arrested in Santa Maria

Matt Crandall, a 44-year-old Santa Maria man wanted for breaking his probation and for his possible connection to a Habitat for Humanity truck stolen earlier this month, was arrested Thursday in Santa Maria on a warrant for probation violation. Crandall was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail with no bail, according to a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office press release. County sheriffs and the Santa Maria Police Department are still investigating Crandall’s recent thefts.

Matt Crandall, 44, of Santa Maria
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Matt Crandall, 44, of Santa Maria

Last week, Crandall fled the scene when authorities arrested Sabrina Ceglia, 35, and Travis Grant, 32, after recovering a Habitat for Humanity truck, as well as stolen property from other local businesses, at a Palm Court address in Santa Maria.

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