Articles Tagged With ‘Lompoc Police Department’




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Lompoc mayor allegedly said he wants to shoot a councilman

While side-by-side at a street fair booth, the mayor of Lompoc allegedly arranged his fingers in the shape of gun, pointed his hand at a fellow councilman and said he wanted to shoot him in the head. The incident prompted... (Continue reading)

Lompoc man missing more than two weeks after heading to Las Vegas

More than two weeks after a 27-year-old man departed his Lompoc home to visit a relative in Las Vegas, he is still missing and law enforcement officials are unsure as to his whereabouts. Zacharey “Tayler” Wilks never arrived at his... (Continue reading)

Lompoc teens arrested for torture and killing a rabbit

Three Lompoc teens — ages 13, 14 and 15 — stole a neighbor’s pet rabbit, then used a dog, knife and hatchet to torture and kill the animal, according to the city’s police department. When confronted, the teens allegedly threatened... (Continue reading)

Lompoc man of the year facing life in prison for child molestation

A longtime public servant and former Lompoc man of the year is facing life in prison after pleading guilty to 17 counts of child molestation charges. Anthony Michael Durham, 67, is expected to spend the rest of his life in... (Continue reading)

Witness says man fatally shot by Lompoc police was lying on ground

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

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)

Six-foot Buddha statue stolen from convicted Lompoc psychics

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

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 woman arrested for letting toddler freeze

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)

Husband of Lompoc daycare provider arrested for sexual molestation

Lompoc police arrested the husband of a daycare provider on child molestation charges, which include alleged sexual intercourse with a child 10-years-old or younger on Tuesday. [KSBY] The arrest Salvador Moreno Mojarras Jr. at the home of a licensed daycare... (Continue reading)



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