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Isla Vista man charged with recent sex crimes

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department

A Santa Barbara City College student is in custody and charged with sexually assaulting two local high school students in the Isla Vista area.

Sheriff's deputies arrested 28-year-old Isla Vista resident Deon Kitt on April 2, following an investigation.

The crimes involved a 17 and 18 year old victim, and happened in late February or early March.

Kit is charged with rape by force and/or fear, unlawful oral copulation by force, and two counts of rape of an intoxicated or drugged victim.

He is being held at the Santa Barbara County Jail on $400,000 bail.