Gang members arrested for attempted murder and torture

October 11, 2012

Santa Maria police arrested two gang members Wednesday for attempting to murder and torture of a man in June [KSBY].

Simon Gutierrez and Johnny Lugo stabbed the man, also a gang member, on North Broadway in Santa Maria, police said.

Police located Gutierrez Wednesday while he was driving a stolen vehicle and arrested him for attempted murder, torture and street gang enhancement.

Officers arrested Lugo later in the day for the same charges.


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Citizen

Santa Maria demographics from the US Census (first %) as compared to California as a whole (second %).


Living in same house 1 year & over, 2006-2010 79.8% 84.0%

Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2006-2010 35.2% 27.2%

Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2006-2010 61.5% 43.0%

High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 62.6% 80.7%