CARPINTERIA, Calif. - The annual crime report for Carpinteria shows a drop in every major category in 2019.
A presentation of the new figures was made by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department at Monday night's city council meeting.
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office serves at the local police department in Carpinteria under a contract agreement.
In the last ten years, Carpinteria has had only one homicide. That took place in 2019.
Overall in major crimes, including homicide, burglary, grand theft, larceny, motor vehicle theft, aggravated assault and robbery, the numbers are down 27 percent.
The number of auto thefts (20) was the lowest in the last three years, which has had a total of 74.
There were 9206 calls for service.