Bakersfield Woman Arrested for Setting Man on Fire

Bakersfield Woman Arrested for Setting Man on Fire

900 block of 30th Street

BAKERSFIELD — A 34-year-old Bakersfield woman who has a lengthy criminal record is once again behind bars.

According to the Bakersfield Police Department, Kely Renee Guidry-Garcia was booked into the Kern County Jail for attempted murder and arson causing great bodily injury. She is being held on $600,000 bail. When she was booked, however, the charge was set as murder, though the department has not yet specified that the victim died of his injuries.

Bakersfield Police stated that the incident leading to Guidry-Garcia’s arrest took place on Monday, November 9 at around 1:30 a.m., when officers were flagged down regarding a subject and vehicle on fire in the 900 block of 30th Street in central Bakersfield.

When officers arrived, they said they found a vehicle engulfed in flames and a man suffering from burns over his entire body. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where he was initially listed in critical condition.

Guidry-Garcia, who was present at the scene and questioned before her arrest, has been arrested at least nine times in Kern County since 2003, mostly on drug possession or driving under the influence charges.

Bakersfield Woman Arrested for Setting Man on Fire was last modified: November 13th, 2015 by admin
Categories: Kern

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