Dec 8, 2012 2:29 AM by Christina Jensen, KSBY News

$30,000 in items recovered in Lompoc

Over $30,000 of stolen property has been recovered in Lompoc after police served search warrants in three homes.

Lompoc Police found over 100 items including electronic equipment, jewelry, coins, and motorcycles on South Seventh St., North H St., and East Locust Ave.

Police say 29-year-old Thomas Steinke and 46-year-old Kevin Hutton were arrested for possession of stolen property and possession of heroin.

Authorities say Steinke is also charged with intent to sell heroin.

The Lompoc Police Department believes more arrests will be made in connection to the stolen items.

According to the Department, 37-year-old Joseph Montano is charged with possession of Drug Paraphernalia and being under the influence and 31-year-old Thomas Evans is charged with possession and intent to sell Heroin.

Police say over seven grams of heroin were also confiscated, large amounts of cash, scales, and cell phones.

If you think you have been a victim of the stolen property crimes you are encouraged to attend a public viewing of the stolen items on Monday December 10, 2012 between 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.



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