Owner Michael Stinchfield was close to opening Santa Barbara Bar and Grill at 416 State Street, the former home of Sharkeez. That all changed on November 3rd when he was arrested and charged with sexual assault, a hate crime and other offenses. Stinchfield is behind bars in the Santa Barbara County Jail without bail. In September he was arrested after an hour-long police chase through rush-hour traffic on a Los Angeles freeway. The chase extended more than 50 miles and reached 100 mph at times. The same day as his most-recent arrest 416 State Street was listed as available for lease on Craig’s List. Thanks to reader Jeff for the tip.
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