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Boron Burglary Ring Busted, Nine in Custody

BORON — Detectives broke up a major burglary operation in the small southwest Kern County town of Boron last Friday, arresting nine people. Leanna Rodden, 25, 26-year-old Anthony Vargas and 30-year-old Charles Rogers were booked into the Sheriff’s Office Central Receiving Facility for burglary and conspiracy, while 34-year-old Jolene Perez, 49-year-old Edie Rodriguez, 45-year-old Alberto Contreras and 18-year-old Emily ...Full Article

Highway 58 Flasher Arrested

MOJAVE — A 26-year-old man accused of flashing motorists along a remote stretch of Highway 58 in the middle of the Mojave Desert was arrested on Wednesday of last ...Full Article

Bakersfield Man Arrested – Indoor Pot Garden, Numerous Weapons

BAKERSFIELD — A 20-year-old man accused of having a marijuana garden inside his central Bakersfield home was arrested for drugs and guns on Thursday of last week. Isaac Ortiz ...Full Article

Cops Bust Up Illegal Marijuana Grow in Lamont

LAMONT — An investigation into a small marijuana growing operation in southeast Kern County ends with one man behind bars. Antonio Cruz, 39, was booked into the Kern County ...Full Article

Major Drug Bust in South Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD — Two Cathedral City residents are sitting in a Kern County Jail cell after being busted on Wednesday with large amounts of methamphetamine and cocaine. Refugio Mercado, 34, ...Full Article

East Bakersfield Burglary Suspects are Arrested; One Still at Large

BAKERSFIELD — A 21-year-old woman and a 16-year-old juvenile were arrested on Wednesday night for a burglary that put five schools on lockdown earlier in morning in East Bakersfield. Melanie ...Full Article

Bakersfield Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of Minor

BAKERSFIELD — A 29-year-old Bakersfield man was arrested on Saturday for performing sexual acts with a minor. Kenneth Garvin was booked into the Kern County Jail on charges of ...Full Article

One Suspect Arrested in Recycling Bin Death

BAKERSFIELD – A man accused of killing another man and dumping his body in a recycling bin in south Bakersfield was arrested last Friday morning. Peter Garcia Jr., 50, was ...Full Article

Suspected Meth Dealer Arrested in Tehachapi

TEHACHAPI — A man suspected of dealing methamphetamine in the small mountain community of Tehachapi, in eastern Kern County, was arrested last Thursday afternoon. Edward Hughes Sr., 48, was ...Full Article

Bakersfield Purse Snatcher Arrested

BAKERSFIELD — A Bakersfield purse snatcher is behind bars after being arrested by police last Friday morning. Gerald Anthony Davis, 33-years-old of Bakersfield, was booked into the Kern County Jail ...Full Article
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