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Man arrested for gun, drug possession in Lompoc

Posted: 5:40 AM, May 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-17 08:49:29-04

Lompoc police have put a convicted felon and known gang member back behind bars after they say a man was found with a loaded gun and drugs.

According to police, officers responded to the 1300 block of W. Maple Ave. at about 11:15 p.m. Thursday after receiving calls about a man armed with a gun.

When officers arrived, police say they found 32-year-old James Jones with a loaded revolver and methamphetamine.

Lompoc Police Department

Jones was booked into the Lompoc jail on drug and firearm charges as well as for violating his probation and gang injunction.