101617 Luque Wanted SMPD

Man wanted on kidnapping, child endangerment charges

Santa Maria Police officials are searching for a suspect wanted in connection to a reported kidnapping and assault that occurred Saturday. 

Jose Luque, 30, of Santa Maria, is wanted for kidnapping, child endangerment and parole violation. He remains at large as of Monday.

After responding to a domestic violence call on Saturday, officers discovered Luque had reportedly kidnapped and assaulted an unidentified victim, according to the Santa Maria Police Department. 

The department is conducting an ongoing investigation and requests anyone with information on Luque's whereabouts to contact officials at 928-3781, ext. 2278.

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