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Lompoc Police arrest three gang members

Posted at 10:50 PM, Jul 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-01 01:50:13-04

Around 4:20 a.m., Lompoc Police Department Patrol Officers arrested Santa Maria gang members who had a loaded gun and methamphetamine.

Arturo Tovaralvarez (23), Kevin Nunezescamilla (19), and Joel Angeljesus Rivera (18) were booked to the Lompoc Jail on multiple felonies, according to the police press release.

Some of their charges include violation of probation, participation in a criminal street gang, and carrying a loaded firearm in public.

Police also found 13 grams of methamphetamine.

Since they violated probation, all men are unable to bail.