Articles Tagged With ‘Lompoc’




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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)

Psychics claim cash is possessed, con victims

Gina Lee

A pair of self proclaimed Lompoc psychics pleaded guilty Friday to scamming two women out of $244,800. Gina Lucyfenia Lee, 29, and Anthony Lee Davis, 29, convinced the two women that their money was possessed by evil spirits. The victims... (Continue reading)

Lompoc school board member voted his wife raises

Bill & Tina Christen

A Lompoc school board member who is married to the district’s special education director voted for pay raises for district administrators. Board member Bill Christen may have to reimburse the district about $26,000. [KSBY] Board President Steve Straight said he... (Continue reading)

Caregiver convicted in death of Solvang ALS patient

Marjorie Good

The former caregiver for a Lompoc ALS patient has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the woman’s death. However, the jury found the caregiver not guilty of both first-degree murder and second-degree murder. [KSBY] In 2013, Solvang resident Heidi Good... (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)

Driver hits mom pushing stroller in Lompoc

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A mother narrowly avoided tragedy in Lompoc Wednesday morning when a driver failed to avoid the woman and her baby. The driver collided with both the mother and the stroller holding her 11-month-old child. [KEYT] The mother was pushing the... (Continue reading)

SLO jury convicts man who stabbed pregnant girlfriend

Brian Michael Rodriguez

A man who stabbed his pregnant girlfriend at a home in Cambria has been convicted of 25 charges related to domestic violence. Brian Michael Rodriguez, 26, stabbed his pregnant girlfriend multiple times on July 2014 while the couple was visiting... (Continue reading)

Man who stabbed pregnant girlfriend on trial in SLO

Brian Michael Rodriguez

An attorney defending a Lompoc man who stabbed his pregnant girlfriend argued in an opening statement that his client could not have committed attempted murder because he was in an alcohol-induced blackout. [Tribune] Brian Michael Rodriguez, 26, stabbed his pregnant... (Continue reading)

Good Samaritans come to officer’s aid in Lompoc

Santa Barbara Sheriff

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department is crediting two men for coming to the aid of a deputy who was being attacked by a drunken suspect last week. On Monday, the deputy responded to a request to remove a “belligerent... (Continue reading)



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