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36 arrested during Santa Barbara's Old Spanish Days

Posted at 3:42 AM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 06:42:28-04

Santa Barbara police had a busy weekend. The department released the number of citations and arrests made during Old Spanish Days.

Police made 36 felony arrests, compared to 20 in 2018. A majority of the arrests -- 23 -- occurred on Thursday.

Officers made four DUI-related arrests and made contact with gang-members.

Police also wrote 96 parking citations during the Fiesta. A total of 73 were issued on Friday.