press release - 06301701
Sheriff's Office Investigating Armed Robbery in Carpinteria


Carpinteria - June 30th, 2017


At approximately 7:15 this morning, June 30, 2017, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported armed robbery at the Mi Fiesta Market, located at 4502 Carpinteria Ave in the City of Carpinteria.  When deputies arrived, they learned that a male suspect dressed in a blue hooded sweatshirt and dark blue pants had robbed the store while displaying a firearm minutes earlier.  Despite an extensive search of the surrounding area by deputies from the Coastal Patrol Bureau and the Sheriff’s K9 Unit, the suspect was not located.  The Sheriff’s Forensics Unit also responded to process the crime scene and collect additional evidence.  Initial reports indicate the suspect fled the store with approximately $11,000 in cash, however the exact amount of money stolen during the robbery is currently under investigation.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information regarding this crime to please call 805-681-4150, or to leave an anonymous tip, please call 805-681-4171.  You may also submit an anonymous tip on our website by visiting

The City of Carpinteria contracts with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement services.


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