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Chumash attorney arrested for domestic violence

Santa Ynez Valley Journal Dec. 14, 2007

Chumash attorney arrested for domestic violence

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians’ attorney, Sam Cohen, and his wife were arrested at the Chumash Casino Dec. 12 after police responded to a domestic disturbance call. According to the county Sheriff’s department, Trina Cohen was arrested for being drunk in public, while Sam was arrested for domestic violence. Trina was taken to the Santa Barbara County Jail and Sam to an alternate holding facility. The couple was believed to have been attending an anniversary party for Chumash Magazine when they clashed over a social issue. Witnesses said they believed at least one of the Cohens was taken to a hospital for examination before being transported to jail.


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