A convicted felon from the Cuyama area is in Santa Barbara County Jail after he was found to be in possession of several firearms. A woman called 9-1-1 from a home in the Ventucopa area last Tuesday at 4 a.m. to say she was being threatened by a man with a shotgun. The police did not find the woman, but did find the homeowner, 62-year-old Marc Steele.
Steele, a convicted felon, told police he had gotten into a disagreement with a female escort and her male chaperone over payment. He denied threatening the escort but admitted to having a shotgun. Police confiscated the shotgun and arrested Steele for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Later that day, police searched Steele&Read More »