drug overdose

Sheriff’s deputies, and paramedics called to a post wedding celebration in Santa Barbara County say they had to use a special medication to help four people who were overdosing on opiods.

Public safety workers were called to a home on the 2800 block of Exeter Place in unincorporated Santa Barbara early Sunday  morning.

Nine people reportedly suffered from a drug overdose in Isla Vista Thursday night around 10:30.

Santa Barbara County sheriff's deputies, fire personnel, and paramedics were called to the scene.

A multiple casualty incident was declared, requiring more emergency workers.

A Ventura County man has been sentenced to serve two years in jail after entering a guilty plea to an involuntary manslaughter charge for the drug overdose death of a teen.

Ventura County prosecutors say Ross Duncan Cumming of Thousand Oaks supplied heroin to a 16 year old high school boy who died from a drug overdose in September of 2016.

In addition to the jail sentence, and an extra year of supervision, the 20 year old was ordered to pay restitution for funeral and other expenses to the family of the teen who died.