A Santa Maria man pleaded not guilty Monday to federal drug trafficking charges while possessing a firearm stemming from a Santa Barbara County arrest in October 2020.
INCIDENT — At 6:09 p.m., Santa Maria Police received a report of a man with a gun in the 500 block of West Agnes Avenue.
ARREST — At 4:23 a.m., Joseph Garcia, 26, was arrested in the 1100 block of Pacheco Street and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail on suspic…
INCIDENT — At 7:06 p.m., Santa Maria Police received a report of a robbery near the intersection of West Cook and South Depot streets.
Walmart was evacuated Monday following a report of a man with a gun spotted at the store, which later turned out to be unfounded, according to Santa Maria Police.
A Lompoc man has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison after pleading no contest to gang-related assault charges stemming from a 2017 Fourth of July shooting that seriously injured three people.
A Santa Maria man who works as a police officer at Atascadero State Hospital pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony firearms-related charges, including an accusation that he illegally purchased a gun for someone else.
A Santa Maria man was arrested on suspicion of gun and drug charges following a brief foot pursuit with police near South Depot Street on New Year's Eve.
INCIDENT — At 11:07 a.m., Lompoc Police received a report of a traffic collision with a minor injury in the 400 block of North E Street.
INCIDENT — At 5:28 p.m., Santa Maria Police received a report of shots heard in the 300 block of West Mill Street.
A Santa Maria man was arrested on suspicion of firearms and narcotics-related charges after a police search warrant uncovered a cache of handguns and illegal guns at a residence Wednesday.
ARREST — At 1:46 p.m., Faith Rey, 20, was arrested in the 200 block of North Oakley Avenue and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail on suspic…
INCIDENT — At 11:38 p.m., Santa Maria Police received a report of shots heard in the 700 block of East Park Avenue.
A former Santa Maria resident pleaded guilty Monday to a federal charge of fatally shooting and killing a protected elephant seal in San Luis Obispo County in September 2019.
INCIDENT — At 2:40 a.m., Lompoc Police received a report of a weapons violation in the 300 block of South J Street, which resulted in an arrest.
INCIDENT — At 10:41 p.m., Lompoc Police received a report of shots fired/heard in the 2300 block of North H Street.
INCIDENT — At 1:04 a.m., Lompoc Police received a report of an assault with a deadly weapon in the 900 block of West Alden Avenue.
Three men and eight juveniles were arrested on suspicion of illegally using firearms following several reports of shootings in Lompoc since October amid a recent uptick in gang-related crimes.
A Los Angeles woman was arrested Monday on suspicion of assault with a firearm after allegedly shooting at passing motorists along Highway 101 in Santa Maria, prompting police to close a portion of the freeway and divert traffic through the city for several hours.
Three 20-year-old men, including one from Santa Maria, were arrested on suspicion of manufacturing firearms and other weapons charges following a robbery in Goleta on Friday.
An Atascadero State Hospital police officer was arrested Monday on suspicion of weapons and narcotics charges following an investigation, according to a Santa Barbara County Sheriff's spokeswoman.
A Lompoc man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of assault-related charges stemming from fight that occurred in Goleta last month, according to a Santa Barbara County Sheriff's spokeswoman.
INICIDENT — At 11:10 a.m., Santa Maria Police received a report of an assault with a deadly weapon in the 3400 block of Santa Maria Way.