Stabbing suspect arrested three days after assault

Stabbing suspect arrested three days after assault
Photo: Jaime Valdez

LOST HILLS – On the morning of December 4th deputies responded to a location behind businesses northwest of Highway 46 and Interstate 5. There, they discovered a victim suffering from stab wounds.

Just a few minutes later a call came in about a robbery on Highway 46. The robber reportedly had a knife, but was gone by the time deputies arrived.

The ensuing investigation produced the fact that the suspect in both of these incidents was the same person – 46-year-old Jaime Valdez.  He was announced as armed and dangerous.

Three days later a tip came in from the “Secret Witness Hotline” that Valdez was walking on Highway 46. Soon, a deputy spotted him, but the suspect ran away, into thick brush.

Once they established a perimeter, deputies enlisted SWAT and KM-9 units, and Valdez was then successfully located and arrested.

No further word has been provided about the condition of the stabbing victim.

 

 

 

Stabbing suspect arrested three days after assault was last modified: December 13th, 2018 by admin
Categories: Kern
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