Location: 1100 block of West College, Lompoc

Incident Date: 5/3/16

Incident Time: 2036 hours

City: Lompoc

Posted by: Media Relations

Fugitive captured

On 5-3-16, the Tulare County Sheriff’s County Apprehension Team Tracking Criminals in Hiding (CATTCH) developed information that a subject on the Sheriff’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, Samantha Stuart, was currently in the area of Lompoc, Ca.  

Stuart was wanted for an outstanding felony warrant related to an elder abuse case.  CATTCH detectives coordinated with the Lompoc Police Department and subsequently located and arrested Stuart on the warrant without issue.  

She was booked into the Santa Barbara County jail pending transport back to Tulare County.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 733-6218 or send anonymous information by sending a text or email to TCSO@tipnow.com or call (559) 725-4194.