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.
A Lompoc man was arrested Thursday after Santa Barbara County sheriff's deputies seized several suspected illegal guns and pounds of drugs during searches of two residences.
A Solvang man who was convicted of shooting and killing Wayne Shaw in a 2005 road rage incident was denied early release from prison during a parole hearing Friday.
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.
Santa Maria Police are again seeking the public's help with identifying a man wanted in connection to numerous liquor store robberies over the past several months.
Lompoc Police last week arrested a man who allegedly robbed Walmart with a BB gun and are also investigating an attempted robbery that occurred on North H Street on Sunday.
Santa Maria Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man suspected of robbing three businesses on Wednesday and who is wanted in a string of liquor store armed robberies over a two-month period.
Santa Maria Police on Tuesday released a dash cam video footage of a June 21 officer-involved shooting that injured one man near the corner of North Broadway and North Preisker Lane.
Detectives arrested three suspects, including a male and female from Santa Maria, and seized a cache of vehicles, drugs, money and firearms, including "ghost guns," following a search warrant served by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, according to a spokesman.
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's detectives on Monday interviewed the Santa Maria Police officer who shot a man waving a handgun near the Boomers! miniature golf course on Sunday, according to Chief Phil Hansen.
Santa Maria Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating a robbery that occurred at the Community Bank on South Broadway on Friday.
Santa Maria Police are asking the public to help identify a suspect wanted in an alleged robbery in the 1500 block of South Broadway on April 10.
Two men were arrested last week, including one in Santa Maria, on drug and gun charges after a yearlong investigation into an operation trafficking more than $600,000 worth of narcotics directly from Mexico, according to a San Luis Obispo County sheriff's spokesman.
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office on Thursday released surveillance camera footage that allegedly shows the suspect and getaway car wanted in connection to an armed robbery at an Oceano gas station on Jan. 20.
A Santa Ynez man was arrested on gun, drug charges following a search warrant at a Lompoc hotel on Wednesday, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office.
A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence and gun charges following a brief standoff in Buellton on New Year's Day, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office.
Santa Maria police on Tuesday arrested an 18-year-old male for alleged attempted robbery and discarding a loaded handgun on the campus of Santa Maria High School.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A woman on trial for pulling out a loaded pistol inside an Alaska bar last year faces new charges after authorities say she stole the gun from an evidence box inside the courtroom.
A Santa Barbara County sheriff’s detective testified Thursday that a truck believed to belong to Jorge Tovar Fernandez was caught on video lea…
A man is accused of walking into a Walmart in Missouri equipped with body armor, a handgun and a rifle less than a week after a gunman killed 22 people in a Texas Walmart says it was a "social experiment"and not intended to cause panic. The 20-year-old was charged with making a terrorist threat.
Eight Santa Maria residents were arrested after officers from the Santa Maria Police Department Special Enforcement Team served a narcotics se…
A known Santa Maria felon is behind bars following a foot pursuit and a search inside his car Friday yielded over 8 pounds of drugs and firearms.
A situation with a suicidal man threatening to shoot himself Saturday evening at the Jalama Beach Campgrounds was de-escalated by officers fro…
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he pulled a convincing toy gun on a man littering outside an Albuquerque convenience store.
From a purely economic perspective, University of Minnesota professor Timothy M. Smith writes, the social costs of gun deaths likely exceeded US$300 billion in 2013. Smith’s argument is not that you can put a price on human life, but that a government policy that discourages people from owning the most lethal types of guns – handguns – could protect society as a whole.