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Santa Maria man arrested for selling meth, marijuana

A Santa Maria man was arrested last week for selling methamphetamine and marijuana out of his home on the 700 block of North Lincoln Street.

March 02, 2015 11:50 am(0)
Fresno duo rob man at knife-point in Santa Maria

Fresno duo rob man at knife-point in Santa Maria

Police arrested a pair of robbers from Fresno who lured a victim into a Santa Maria hotel, held him at knife-point and robbed him of his perso…

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Santa Maria hit-and-run driver arrested

A Santa Maria hit-and-run driver, who police said was also driving intoxicated and without a license, was arrested Sunday.

March 02, 2015 9:19 am(2)

30-to-life for man convicted of rape

A man convicted of rape has been sentenced to 30-years-to-life in state prison, according an announcement Friday from the Santa Barbara County…

February 27, 2015 4:57 pm(0)

Risk-management expert provides insight on officer arrests

Nationally recognized risk-management expert Gordon Graham provided his analysis on the string of recent officer arrests in Lompoc ahead of hi…

February 27, 2015 12:00 am(0)
16 arrested in multi-agency sweep

16 arrested in multi-agency sweep

In a multi-agency field operation, the Lompoc Police Department, along with several other departments, arrested 16 people Monday evening.

February 26, 2015 12:20 pm Photos

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Officials back Lompoc chief after string of officer arrests

Officials back Lompoc chief after string of officer arrests

City officials in numerous capacities pledged their support for Lompoc Police Chief Pat Walsh after the arrest of Officer John Reyna, the thir…

February 26, 2015 12:00 am Related (0)

High speed pursuit suspect flees, evades arrest

A motorist who led police on a high speed pursuit in a stolen car throughout the township of Santa Ynez escaped and evaded arrest, police offi…

February 25, 2015 11:00 am(1)
Officer returns to duty after shooting teen wielding fork

Officer returns to duty after shooting teen wielding fork

An officer placed on paid administrative leave after shooting a teen less than three weeks ago returned to the force Wednesday, the Lompoc Pol…

February 25, 2015 10:42 am Related (0)
Wanted Santa Maria man arrested in vehicle pursuit

Wanted Santa Maria man arrested in vehicle pursuit

A wanted Santa Maria man was arrested Tuesday night after being involved in a hit-and-run accident.

February 25, 2015 9:28 am(3)

CHP releases identity of passenger killed in Los Alamos car crash

The California Highway Patrol has identified two Santa Maria residents involved in a car crash in Los Alamos on Sunday that killed the passeng…

February 24, 2015 4:23 pm(0)

Driver arrested, passenger killed in Los Alamos crash

A 41-year-old Santa Maria man is facing vehicular manslaughter charges after a crash Sunday in Los Alamos that left his passenger fatally injured.

February 23, 2015 10:19 am(0)
Lompoc police officer arrested for alleged domestic violence

Lompoc police officer arrested for alleged domestic violence

A police officer with seven-years of experience with the Lompoc Police Department was arrested Friday on domestic violence-related charges.

February 20, 2015 6:35 pm Photos

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Teen charged in Breanna Rodriguez death back in court

Teen charged in Breanna Rodriguez death back in court

The 17-year-old charged with vehicular manslaughter in connection to the crash that took the life of Breanna Rodriguez was back in juvenile co…

February 20, 2015 6:26 pm Related (0)

Suspect in Santa Maria armed robbery arrested

Police on Friday arrested a man who was sought in connection to the armed robbery of a Santa Maria business last month.

February 20, 2015 4:49 pm(0)
Santa Maria day care provider pleads not guilty to child torture, child abuse

Santa Maria day care provider pleads not guilty to child torture, child abuse

A Santa Maria day care provider pleaded not guilty to two charges of child torture and one charge of child abuse Friday morning.

February 20, 2015 3:36 pm(0)
Santa Maria daycare provider accused of child torture pleads not guilty

Santa Maria daycare provider accused of child torture pleads not guilty

Georgina Imelda Ruiz-Bojorquez, the Santa Maria daycare provider arrested last week on allegation of child torture, entered not-guilty pleas o…

February 20, 2015 11:53 am Related (0)
Crosswalk safety operations nets 17 citations

Crosswalk safety operations nets 17 citations

Pedestrian safety was the focus of the Lompoc Police Department on Thursday as they conducted an enforcement operation in hopes of improving p…

February 19, 2015 4:26 pm Photos

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Forklift driver found guilty in fatal 2013 crash

Forklift driver found guilty in fatal 2013 crash

A jury found Daniel Garcia Castillo guilty on Wednesday morning for causing a collision that took the lives of two and injured two on Philbric…

February 18, 2015 11:44 am Photos

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Supervisors approve $826K aviation donation

Supervisors approve $826K aviation donation

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the acceptance of more than $820,000 in donated services to the sheriff’s a…

February 18, 2015 12:00 am(0)
Jurors deliberating in fatal DUI forklift case

Jurors deliberating in fatal DUI forklift case

The prosecution and the defense made their closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of a man accused of hitting a car with a forklift in 2013, k…

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Authorities arrest 2 in Arroyo Grande for mail theft, meth

Authorities arrest 2 in Arroyo Grande for mail theft, meth

Law enforcement officials in San Luis Obispo County arrested two thieves Saturday after a deputy stopped the pair in a car containing stolen m…

February 17, 2015 4:51 pm Photos

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Santa Maria man arrested for attempted arson

Santa Maria man arrested for attempted arson

A Santa Maria man was taken into custody after police said he attempted to set fire to a house early Tuesday morning.

February 17, 2015 12:33 pm(0)
Man arrested in Santa Maria hit-and-run crash

Man arrested in Santa Maria hit-and-run crash

A 26-year-old man suspected of driving under the influence was arrested Monday after he crashed into a car and attempted to flee the scene.

February 16, 2015 6:41 pm(0)
Local police seize heroin, methamphetamine

Local police seize heroin, methamphetamine

Forty-two grams of heroin and 5.4 grams of methamphetamine were seized by police Friday, as law enforcement served narcotics warrants at three…

February 16, 2015 3:00 pm(0)

Seven businesses cited for selling alcohol to minors

Seven businesses in Isla Vista were cited for providing alcohol to minors Friday in a sting operation conducted by the Santa Barbara County Sh…

February 16, 2015 12:00 am(0)
Police seek driver for hit-and-run, child endangerment

Police seek driver for hit-and-run, child endangerment

Santa Maria police are looking for a man on suspicion of hit-and-run and felony child endangerment after he led offers on a chase before crash…

February 15, 2015 3:29 pm(0)

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