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'Love Your Inmate' organizes plane flyover of Lompoc Federal Prison

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Posted at 7:31 PM, Mar 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-20 23:51:47-04

Family and friends of people incarcerated at the Lompoc Federal Prison are reminding them that they are not forgotten.

"Love Your Inmate," a local coalition that provides support for inmates and their families, organized a plane flyover Saturday.

Community members gathered at Ryon Memorial Park in Lompoc to watch the event.

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As of March 20th, Santa Barbara County Public Health officials have reported more than 1,000 total COVID-19 cases at the prison, but only four are currently active, according to the Bureau of Federal Prisons website.

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