Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Man Arrested for Kidnapping His Baby

A Santa Maria man was arrested Sunday, accused of kidnapping his two-month-old child and threatening the child's mother with a knife. The man arrested was 25-year-old Arthur Weston.

According to the police, Weston went to a home on South Broadway around 9:00 Sunday morning, where he held a knife to the neck of his child's mother and made criminal threats before leaving. Later that evening, police say he returned and kidnapped his child. Police found Weston shortly after, and he was arrested without incident. The child was not injured.