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Deputies arrest two suspect in botched burglary caught on camera in Goleta

One of three suspects got away

Botched burglary caught on camera in Goleta

GOLETA, Calif. - Deputies arrested two Los Angeles residents after a botched robbery was caught on camera at a Goleta liquor store.

A Sheriff’s K-9 team responded to the alarm at 4:40 a.m., Wednesday at Talevi’s Wine and Spirits on Hollister Ave. 

Deputies said early morning commercial burglaries have occurred in recent weeks.  

About 90 seconds after the break in deputies arrested 26-year-old Samuel Saenz-Cisneros and 29-year-old Miriam Martinez, who was sitting in a parked car.

Both are from Los Angeles.

A third suspect ran to a creek bed and got away.

Saenz-Cisneros was booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail on suspicion of  Burglary and Criminal Conspiracy.  He is being held on $20,000 bail. 

Martinez, who is also wanted on an arrest warrant for burglary out of Los Angeles County, is being held without bail.

Anyone with information about the outstanding suspect is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 805-681-4100 or leave an anonymous tip by calling 805-681-4171 or go to 

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