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Man charged in rape of minor rearrested prior to possible trip

Photo: Jeffrey Firkins BAKERSFIELD – Jeffrey Firkins was arrested in March for drugging and raping a 16-year-old girl. He was then released while awaiting the results of a DNA test

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KCSO lists names of 9 people nabbed in ABC decoy operation

KERN COUNTY – Last summer the Kern County Sheriff’s Office received a $100,000 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control. The money is intended to help the KCSO conduct stings

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Routine Call Leads to Three Felony Arrests

Photo: confiscated gun and drugs Three Wasco residents were arrested when a routine search of a residence turned up a stolen handgun, a large cache of drugs and two people

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K-9 Ricco Helps Sniff out Heroin and Guns

KERN – As is so often the case in law enforcement, a traffic stop can become a “treasure trove” of arrests. Such is the case on January 30 on northbound

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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

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Large Honey Oil Lab in Kern Discovered, Dismantled

Photo: scene of honey oil lab in Bakersfield BAKERSFIELD – On November 27th the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit served search warrants and made a large drug bust as

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Man fails at carjacking, then stabs man nearby

Photo: Fastrip on Niles Street BAKERSFIELD – The Fastrip at Mt. Vernon Avenue and Niles Street was the scene of an attempted carjacking just after 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday November

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Four Arrests in Drug Trafficking Investigation

Photo: seized drugs and gun FRAZIER PARK – A recent investigation into what the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit suspected was a drug trafficking operation resulted in four arrests.

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Meth, Oxycodone and Cocaine Seized from Trio

Photo: confiscated drugs KERN – Various law enforcement organizations combined to arrest three people dealing meth, Oxycodone, Fentanyl and cocaine. In the first place, it went down on October 15

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Two Marijuana Dispensaries Scene of Search Warrant Raid

Photo: Seized drugs and cash KERN – Two marijuana dispensaries received visits from law enforcement armed with search warrants on October 3. The two shops are Emerald City Remedies at