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Person with gun arrested at Cambria Christmas Market, officials say

SLO County Sheriff's Office
Posted at 11:20 AM, Dec 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-16 22:39:43-05

An arrest was made at the Cambria Christmas Market in Cambria Thursday night.

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were flagged down there around 7 p.m. and told someone had a weapon.

The person was detained and arrested and a firearm found, according to a sheriff's spokesperson.

No one was hurt.

The sheriff’s office says deputies are on patrol at the Cambria Christmas Market just like they patrol other events in the county.

The market is located at the Cambria Pines Lodge, 2905 Burton Dr. Tickets are sold out for the season unless visitors are staying at the Cambria Pines Lodge.

Market officials say the incident was handled quickly and efficiently with their security team, the sheriff's office and CHP, adding that along with deputies, the CHP is also onsite nightly.