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Wanted Felon Shot During Standoff with Deputies Near Rosamond

July 30th, 2015 (0)
ROSAMOND — A 33-year-old man was shot by deputies during a standoff on Tuesday afternoon in an area 10 miles northwest of the city of Rosamond in Kern County. Luis Macias was booked upon his release from the hospital on ...

Taft Man Arrested for Allegedly Selling Meth

July 30th, 2015 (0)
TAFT — A 47-year-old man was arrested last Wednesday after the search of his home in south Taft revealed an estimated $15,000 of suspected methamphetamine packaged for sale. Brian Brown of Taft was booked into the Taft City Jail ...

Wasco Mother Arrested for Locking Child in Car

July 24th, 2015 (0)
WASCO — A 33-year-old Wasco mother was arrested on Thursday after leaving her toddler unattended in a locked car for around two hours. Paula Curiel was booked into the Kern County Jail for felony child endangerment. Her bail has ...

Three Arrested in Taft Probation Search

July 21st, 2015 (3)
TAFT — Three people, including a wanted fugitive, were arrested during a routine probation search last Friday in the city of Taft, west of Bakersfield in Kern County. Ioelu Laulusa, 34, and 28-year-old Joe Brian Barraza were booked into the ...

Deputy Arrested for Bringing Drugs into a Kern County Jail

July 20th, 2015 (0)
BAKERSFIELD — A veteran Kern County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested last week on suspicion of bringing methamphetamine into a Kern County jail facility. Deputy Anthony Cercone, who had been with the Sheriff’s Office for almost eight years, was booked into ...

Taft Man Arrested for Vehicle Theft and Forgery

July 10th, 2015 (0)
TAFT — A 28-year-old man was arrested earlier this week after buying car with a forged money order. Kenneth Dodds of Taft was booked into the Kern County Jail for vehicle theft and for four counts of forgery. According ...

Two Arrested in Multi-City Drug Bust, Kingpin Still Being Sought

July 1st, 2015 (0)
DELANO — Two men were arrested in what police are calling a major bust of a large scale drug trafficking organization that was transporting hundreds of pounds of methamphetamine and heroin from Mexico to Kern County, Sacramento and Phoenix, ...

Bakersfield Murder Suspect Arrested in Mexico

June 29th, 2015 (0)
The suspect wanted in connection with a May 2013 shooting that left two dead and two others seriously wounded was arrested in Mexico on Saturday. Julio Jesus Romero, 23, was transported back to the United States and was booked into the ...

Tip Helps Catch Suspect in Bakersfield Police Officer’s Fatal Crash

June 29th, 2015 (0)
BAKERSFIELD — It didn’t take long to catch the suspect who police believe was involved in a hit and run accident that claimed the life of a 26-year-old Bakersfield police officer early last Friday morning. Thanks to a anonymous ...

SWAT Standoff Ends Peaceably with One in Custody

June 29th, 2015 (0)
BAKERSFIELD — A 43-year-old Bakersfield resident was arrested on Friday afternoon following a brief standoff with police and the SWAT team. Johnny Stephens was booked into the Kern County Jail for spousal abuse. According to the Bakersfield Police Department, the ...
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