Crime

Lompoc man arrested on alleged child molestation charges

LOMPOC, Calif. - A Lompoc man is behind bars accused of molesting two underage girls for several years.

Conrad Bruce Nickerson, 69, is facing two counts of child molestation that includes Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said they arrested Nickerson at his home in an unincorporated area of Lompoc without incident and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail. His bail was set at $200,000.

Nickerson posted bail and was released from custody the same day, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Authorities are asking the public for help identifying any additional victims in this case. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Sheriff's Criminal Investigation Divison at 805-934-6170. Anyone wishing to leave an anonymous tip, call 805-681-4171 or go to http://www.sbsheriff.org/anonymoustips.html.


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