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Search warrant served in Santa Barbara leads to two arrests

Posted at 2:37 PM, Mar 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-29 17:37:07-04

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s officials arrested two men on Wednesday after serving a search warrant at a home in the 4500 block of Oak Glen Dr. in Santa Barbara.

Sheriff’s officials say they recently learned that a man wanted for stalking and violating a domestic violence criminal protective order had moved into the home.

That man, identified as Alfredo Gonzales, 37, was reportedly located at the home and taken into custody on three arrest warrants.

During the search, sheriff’s officials say they found several pieces of stolen property, drug paraphernalia, and a shotgun.

Shotgun seized during service of search warrant. (Photo courtesy Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office)


Another resident of the home, Matthew Johnson, 37, was arrested on suspicion of being an addict in possession of a firearm, possessing drug paraphernalia, and receiving stolen property.

Alfredo Gonzales (l) and Matthew Johnson (r)


Two other people at the home were cited for being under the influence of a controlled substance.