Articles Tagged With ‘Lompoc’

Santa Barbara County deputies arrest wanted man after standoff

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Santa Barbara County deputies arrested a Lompoc man for domestic violence and other offenses after a brief standoff on Tuesday. Shortly before 10 a.m., sheriff’s deputies learned that a wanted suspect, 27-year-old Eric Alexander Elijah Silva, was... (Continue reading)

Central Coast man killed in crash near Lompoc identified

  By JOSH FRIEDMAN CHP officials have identified a Central Coast man who died following a head-on collision near Lompoc Sunday afternoon. Shortly before 4 p.m., 44-year-old Nils Gustavson of Lompoc was driving a 1997 Saab sedan westbound on Highway... (Continue reading)

Officers release videos, details of fatal shooting in Lompoc

By KAREN VELIE Officers released additional details and multiple videos of the robbery and fatal shooting involving a Lompoc police officer at Circle K convenience store on Dec. 28. A Lompoc police officer shot and killed an armed 20-year-old man... (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)

Hit-and-run driver kills man at Lompoc Home Depot

By KAREN VELIE A 42-year-old man was killed Saturday afternoon by a hit-and-run driver in the Home Depot parking lot in Lompoc. Shortly before 6 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle versus pedestrian crash in the parking lot. Emergency personnel... (Continue reading)

Woman’s body found near Lompoc, detectives investigating

By KAREN VELIE Deputies launched an investigation earlier this week into the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was discovered on Harris Grade Road near Lompoc. On the evening of Sept. 26, a caller reported finding a body on... (Continue reading)

Lompoc man dies after accidentally shooting himself

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A 62-year-old Lompoc man died this week, days after he suffered what police have determined to be an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound. Shortly before 8:40 a.m. on April 17, Robert Kenner suffered a single gunshot wound to... (Continue reading)

Teen gunman critically wounded in Lompoc shooting

By KAREN VELIE A gunman shot and critically wounded a 15-year-old boy in Lompoc on Thursday evening. The victim was involved in a shooting when an associate accidentally shot him, according to police.. Shortly after 10 p.m., a caller reported... (Continue reading)

Man airlifted to hospital after Lompoc shooting

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Emergency personnel airlifted a man in serious condition to the hospital after a gunman shot him in Lompoc Monday morning.  Shortly before 9 a.m., a person reported a shooting in the 400 block of W. Pine Avenue.... (Continue reading)

Kayakers find body in Santa Ynez River near Lompoc

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two kayakers found the body of a male in the Santa Ynez River west of Lompoc on Sunday. At about 12:30 p.m., two adults in kayaks discovered the body along the Santa Ynez River near Santa Lucia... (Continue reading)