Sunday, February 14 , 2016, 1:16 pm | Fair 72º

Three Arrested in Robbery, Kidnapping in Santa Maria

By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | @tombol |

Jose Arredondo
Jose Arredondo

Three people are facing a variety of felony charges for allegedly kidnapping and robbing a 33-year-old man, according to the Santa Maria Police Department.

Officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of North Western Avenue at about 6:20 p.m. Friday, where the victim told them he had been abducted and taken to a residence at the north end of Santa Maria, said Sgt. Mark Norling.

Once there, the victim said, he was robbed of personal property and held against his will, Norling said.

“The suspects then made the victim go with them in a vehicle,” Norling said. “When the victim tried to escape from the vehicle, they threatened him with a weapon.”

The victim eventually was dropped of on Western Avenue.

Investigators found the vehicle the victim had been driven in, and arrested Jose Arredondo, 19, and Annabel Hilario, 20, without incident, Norling said. When a search warrant was later served at the residence, Juan Hilario, 22, was taken into custody.

The three were charged with robbery, kidnapping, false imprisonment and gang enhancements, Norling said, and were booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

Juan Hilario
Juan Hilario

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» on 02.09.13 @ 01:54 PM

Overtaxed, where are you??

» on 02.09.13 @ 02:25 PM

The illegals come over American boarders breaking our federal laws, and the government does very little. The anchor baby kids see mom and dad have no respect for American laws, and do the same.

This is illegals and welfare food stamp losers gone wild..

Thank your pandering Democrats for Calif going to hell FAST!!
Protect your family!! its going to get much worse with Obama printing money we dont have so people can live for free off others hard work. The Welfare food stamp and section 8 party will end soon. people with jobs are sick of pulling the wagon with millions able body persons sitting inside the wagon laughing at the failed 50 year old system. Demand we end Welfare so people can learn to work and have some dignity..Right now they are just taught to be lazy!!

» on 02.09.13 @ 11:17 PM

They could be Irish…..

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