Articles Tagged With ‘Lompoc’




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Another inmate escapes Lompoc prison camp

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For the second time in two months, an inmate escaped the minimum-security Federal Correctional Complex in Lompoc. Both inmates who recently escaped reportedly remain on the loose. [KSBY] Prison officials say a total of five inmates have walked away from... (Continue reading)

Carbajal lost Lompoc following armpit remark

Salud Carbajal

By John Lindt, Sierra 2 the Sea Election results are still rolling in but it looks like Santa Barbara Supervisor Salud Carbajal will be our next congressman replacing the retiring Lois Capps. The latest vote count in the district that... (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)

Inmate escapes from Lompoc Federal Prison

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Federal and local law enforcement agencies are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Federal Correctional Complex in Lompoc on Monday. Vicente Ramirez Jr., 27, who was discovered missing from the minimum-security complex at approximately 4 p.m., was serving... (Continue reading)

Carbajal apologizes to Lompoc residents

Salud Carbajal

Salud Carbajal, Santa Barbara County supervisor and candidate for Congress, issued an apology Thursday afternoon after a group of people protested his reference to Lompoc as the arm pit of the county. Recently, Carbajal was overheard asking a county employee,... (Continue reading)

Why does Carbajal call Lompoc the armpit?

Salud Carbajal

OPINION by ANDY CALDWELL Salud Carbajal, Santa Barbara County supervisor and candidate for Congress, likes to rib people, but sometimes his ribbing rubs people the wrong way. Such was the case when Mr. Carbajal walked into a meeting of local... (Continue reading)

Six-foot Buddha statue stolen from convicted Lompoc psychics

Buddha Statue

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 man allegedly murdered his brother on July 4

Arturo Herrera

A Lompoc man allegedly killed his younger brother on July 4. Deputies found the 28-year-old victim’s body in a home the two brothers shared with their mother. At about 1:15 p.m. on Monday, Arturo Herrera, 30, reported that his younger... (Continue reading)



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