There are some new police chiefs today on the Central Coast, as the result of some changes by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department.
Lieutenant Shawn O’Grady is the new Chief of Police for the Cities of Buellton, Solvang, and unincorporated areas of Lompoc.
And. Lieutenant Ray Vuillemainroy has moved from heading the Isla Vista Foot patrol, to overseeing the Sheriff’s Department substation in Santa Maria.
The Sheriff’s Department provides law enforcement services to a number of cities in the county on a contract basis, as well as covering unincorporated areas of the county.