Articles Tagged With ‘Lompoc Police Department’




Male victim shot and wounded in Lompoc

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A gunman shot and wounded a male victim in Lompoc Tuesday night.  Shortly after 10 p.m., a caller reported the shooting near the intersection of E. Pine Avenue and N. G Street. Officers arrived at the scene... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for fatal hit-and-run in Lompoc

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Lompoc police officers arrested the suspect in a hit-and-run collision in the Santa Barbara County city Sunday evening that killed a 23-year-old man. Shortly before 7:30 p.m., a driver hit a pedestrian at Beattie Park, located at... (Continue reading)

Lompoc police shoot, kill alleged robber on crime spree

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A Lompoc police officer or officers reportedly shot and killed an armed man who attempted two robberies and a carjacking at a Circle K overnight Thursday and early Friday morning.  Shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, an... (Continue reading)

Lompoc men arrested for robbing Arroyo Grande hardware store

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Police officers arrested two Lompoc men who allegedly robbed the Arroyo Grande Miner’s Ace Hardware store Wednesday morning. The same suspects are also accused of previously stealing items from the Miner’s Ace Hardware in San Luis Obispo.... (Continue reading)

Worker dies from fall through Lompoc roof

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A worker died after falling through the roof of a building in Lompoc on Tuesday, according to the city’s police department.  Shortly before 11 a.m., a fellow roofer with the out-of-country company reported the fall at 413... (Continue reading)

Lompoc police catch teen with loaded gun after foot chase

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Lompoc police officers caught two teens who were spray painting graffiti on Sunday, one of whom was allegedly in possession of a loaded gun. An officer witnessed two 17-year-old Hispanic boys spray painting gang related graffiti on... (Continue reading)

Four murder suspects arrested in Santa Barbara County

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Police arrested a combined total of four suspects this week in a pair of unrelated Northern Santa Barbara County murder cases. On the evening of June 12, 2022, a caller reported a shooting at a residence in... (Continue reading)

Lompoc police arrest two women over 2022 shooting

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Lompoc police officers this week arrested a teenage woman, who is an alleged gang member, for shooting a man in the Santa Barbara County city a year and a half ago. On March 7, 2022, at about... (Continue reading)

Arson, backyard and dumpster fires in Lompoc on July 4th

By JOSH FRIEDMAN In a 12-hour span on the night of July 4th and morning after, numerous fires broke out in Lompoc, including one arson. Between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. Wednesday, Lompoc police received 40 or more calls... (Continue reading)

Thirteen-year-old wounded in Lompoc drive-by shooting

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A drive-by shooting in Lompoc on Wednesday left a 13-year-old boy wounded, though he has already been discharged from the hospital. The 13-year-old was walking with another juvenile in the 900 block of North I Street at... (Continue reading)