Lompoc fire chief arrested in Cambria for domestic violence

Alicia Welch


San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Lompoc Fire Chief Alicia Welch in Cambria Sunday evening on a felony domestic violence charge.

Following her arrest, Welch, 55, was booked in the SLO County Jail at 11:42 p.m., according to the sheriff’s office booking log. Welch is no longer in custody.

The city of Lompoc has placed Welch on administrative leave. Welch has a court date scheduled for June 14, according to the booking log.

Authorities have not disclosed any details about the alleged domestic violence.