Articles Tagged With ‘Lompoc Police Department’




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Lompoc man of the year facing life in prison for child molestation

Anthony Michael Durham

A longtime public servant and former Lompoc man of the year is facing life in prison after pleading guilty to 17 counts of child molestation charges. Anthony Michael Durham, 67, is expected to spend the rest of his life in... (Continue reading)

Witness says man fatally shot by Lompoc police was lying on ground

Michael Ducaine Giles

A woman who claims to have witnessed Monday’s fatal shooting in Lompoc says the man who was shot and killed was lying on the ground when an officer opened fire on him. The alleged witness also disputes the Lompoc Police... (Continue reading)

Lompoc police shoot and kill man with knife

Michael Ducaine Giles

A Lompoc police officer shot and killed a 27-year-old man who was fleeing authorities while holding a knife. The man confronted officers with the knife prior to being shot, according to the Lompoc Police Department. At 8:04 a.m. Monday, a... (Continue reading)

Six-foot Buddha statue stolen from convicted Lompoc psychics

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A thief snatched a 6-foot-tall Buddha statue from a Lompoc property where a pair of self-proclaimed psychics had operated their business. The psychics recently pleaded guilty to scamming two women out of $244,800, and they had to agreed to sell... (Continue reading)

Lompoc man arrested for shooting, standoff

Alberto Custodio

Lompoc police arrested a man Saturday after he shot another man in the face with a pellet gun and then barricaded himself in a residence. Shortly after 3 p.m., officers responding to a report of gunshots in the 500 block... (Continue reading)

Lompoc woman arrested for letting toddler freeze

Julie Galvez

Lompoc police arrested a 27-year-old woman after finding her one-and-a-half-year-old child barefoot with feet that had turned blue. The child was freezing, malnourished and dehydrated, police say. [KCOY] Officers responded to the corner of Ocean and I streets after a... (Continue reading)

Husband of Lompoc daycare provider arrested for sexual molestation

Salvador Moreno Mojarras Jr.

Lompoc police arrested the husband of a daycare provider on child molestation charges, which include alleged sexual intercourse with a child 10-years-old or younger on Tuesday. [KSBY] The arrest Salvador Moreno Mojarras Jr. at the home of a licensed daycare... (Continue reading)

Professional bicyclist in critical condition after Lompoc crash

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Two professional bicyclists collided in Lompoc Wednesday morning, leaving one rider in critical condition. [KSBY] The bicyclists were participating in a professional bike race, according to the Lompoc Police Department. The collision, which occurred around 10:45 a.m., caused the critically... (Continue reading)

Two Lompoc police officers attacked

Officers arrested a father and son who allegedly attacked two Lompoc Police officers who were responding to a domestic dispute call Friday evening. Shortly after 8:30 p.m., the two officers arrived at a home on the 400 block of M... (Continue reading)

Road rage prompts shooting in Lompoc

A Santa Maria man allegedly peppered a car with bullet holes in Lompoc after a brief bout with road rage. [KEYT] At least one person was in the targeted vehicle at the time of the shooting. No one suffered any... (Continue reading)



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