Ten people were arrested on a variety of charges in Lompoc Wednesday, as part of a large-scale police sweep.
According to a press release from the Lompoc Police Department, police have been organizing a community-oriented policing and problem solving project in the areas of 800 North F Street, 800 North G Street and 200 East Pine Street.
Police have attempted to improve the quality of life for residents in the area through a number of different community events.
Due to an increase in complaints and gang activity in the area, Lompoc Police Department organized a “sweep” to track down known wanted persons in the city.
Lompoc Police Department, with assistance from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol and Santa Barbara County Probation swept the area and arrested six individuals.
One person was released due to medical issues and was directed to place themselves on the court’s calendar. Another person was released but could face charges for illegally possessing ammunition.
Once officers had completed their assignments in the area, additional checks were performed throughout the city.
An additional six wanted subjects were located and arrested.
The ten people arrested are:
Genaro Jacinto, 21 Terri Lynn Lara, 54 Donald David McKenna, 54 Adina Yvonne Smith, 27 Le Anna Smith, 25 Mario Jesus Vargas, 45 Jose Jesus Lomeli, 37 Brian Robert Morrison, 29 Michael Anthony Sigala, 27 Joseph Christopher Vega, 35