Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Arroyo Grande Couple Suspected Of Auto Thefts

An Arroyo Grande couple suspected of committing a large amount of auto and mail theft burglaries during a crime spree that stretched from Pismo Beach to Carpinteria is arrested and behind bars.  Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 33 year old Zachary Hamlin and his girlfriend, 39 year old Amy Northcote on August 8th following a citizen tip and traffic stop.  In addition to methamphetamine and cash found in the vehicle, deputies found a large amount of stolen property connected to recent Honda Accord and Honda Civic auto burglaries in Carpinteria, Montecito, Santa Barbara and IslaVista.