Two Lompoc police officers attacked
April 11, 2015
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 Street to investigate a restraining order violation. Officers found Arturo Gutierrez, 52, hiding in the unnamed victim’s backyard. [KEYT]
When officers tried to place Arturo Gutierrez in handcuffs, he allegedly grabbed one of the officers, pulled him down to the ground, and began punching him in the chest.
A second officer attempted to pull Arturo Gutierrez off the first officer when the suspects son, Luis Gutierrez, 25, allegedly began punching the second officer in the head.
Additional officers arrived and both suspects were arrested.
Medical personnel transported both of the currently unnamed officers to a hospital for treatment. One officer suffered a concussion and was later released.
Officers arrested Arturo Gutierrez who was charged with violation of a restraining order, resisting an officer, and violation of a felony stalking probation. Luis Gutierrez was charged with felony battery on a police officer, resisting an officer, violation of a ‘no contact’ order, and violation of a felony assault with deadly weapon probation.