Posted 1:06 PM 5/23/2013 by Katherine Worsham, KSBY News
Santa Barbara Police arrested a man this week on suspicion of molesting two five-year olds he was babysitting.
Police say the victims' parents returned home on Monday to find Carlos Xitumul-Pineda, 36, of Santa Barbara, and their children partially undressed.
Police say the parents questioned the children, then called police.
Officers arrested Xitumul-Pineda at his home. They say he admitted to molesting the victims several times over the past five months.
Posted 7:15 AM 5/22/2013 by Ed Zuchelli, KSBY News
Santa Barbara Police arrested a woman for felony DUI and felony child endangerment.
Police say Kate Walters of Santa Barbara was driving drunk when she crashed into a lamppost and severely injured her 3-year old son.
Walters's son was taken to a hospital for multiple injuries from the collision, including a broken neck.
Walters was treated for minor injuries and was booked into Santa Barbara county jail.
Bail was set at $100,000.
Posted 10:03 AM 5/21/2013 by Katherine Worsham, KSBY News
Santa Barbara Police say DNA helped track down a suspect in a rape case.
Officers arrested Peter Parra, 35, on May 14th. He faces a charge of rape involving a victim too intoxicated to resist.
The incident happened on June 8, 2012. Police say a UCSB college student, who had been (More)
Posted 9:16 AM 5/17/2013 by Caroline Lowe. KSBY
Tears flowed in a Santa Maria court room Thursday where Alvino Corona was sentenced for hitting and killing a city man, Frank Diaz, Jr., and his dog while they were on a walk in February.
Santa Barbara County Deputy District Attorney Jennifer Karapetian said even Judge Rick Brown was in (More)
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