Skip to Content

Santa Barbara Police recommend criminal charges against woman who sparked protests

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Santa Barbara Police detectives have recommended criminal charges against the woman in the viral video that sparked community protests on Sunday night in Santa Barbara.

Detectives are recommending the following charges against Jeanne Terese Umana to the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office: Trespassing, Battery on a Person, and a Hate Crime.

This is a developing story. More information will be provided as updates come into the newsroom.

Be the first to know breaking news on the Central Coast. Download the News Channel 3-12 app.

Download the app here
Article Topic Follows: Santa Barbara - South County
Battery on a Person
crime and courts
hate crime
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office
Santa Barbara Police Department

Jump to comments ↓

Author Profile Photo

Andrew Gillies

Andrew is a Digital Content Producer and Assignment Desk Assistant for News Channel 3-12. For more about Andrew, click here.

Author Profile Photo

Lily Dallow

Lily is the Digital Content Director at News Channel 3-12. To learn more about Lily, click here.


News Channel 3-12 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content