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Drugs, cash, guns, and suspects now in police custody following Kern County search warrants

PHOTO: Kern County Sheriff’s Office Kern County authorities have announced the arrests of six individuals, as well as the seizure of drugs and cash, following the serving of three search


Bakersfield Assistant Police Chief arrested on domestic violence charge

BAKERSFIELD — A domestic violence allegation has led to the arrest of Evan Demestihas, Assistant Chief of Police for the city of Bakersfield. Just after 12 AM on September 4th,


Kern County deputies find $40K in stolen electronics; suspect arrested

PHOTOS: Kern County Sheriff BAKERSFIELD — A 25-year-old man has been arrested after deputies uncovered a trove of stolen electronics. At around 10:20 AM on Friday, August 23rd, Kern County


Bakersfield Trio Caught with 2 Pounds of Meth En Route to Humboldt County

L to R: Joseph Garner, James Johnson, Kathy Ham (Credit: Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office) HUMBOLDT COUNTY — Over the course of a three-month investigation, agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task


Licensed Agent Arrested for Unpaid Premiums

BAKERSFIELD — 38-year-old Valerie Ann Verdugo is scheduled for arraignment today on felony insurance fraud charges for obtaining insurance coverage without paying for the policies. Verdugo, who worked as a


Second Bakersfield murder suspect is nabbed by police

1500 area of South Union Avenue, Bakersfield BAKERSFIELD — One day after arresting one suspect believed to be connected to a November murder in southeast Bakersfield, police say they have


Suspect Arrested For Selling Drugs Near Boys & Girls Club

BAKERSFIELD — Deputies arrested a 33-year-old felon on Wednesday for selling drugs out of residence near a Boys and Girls Club in east Bakersfield. Miguel Aguilar was booked into the


Two Charged in Bakersfield Drug Bust

BAKERSFIELD — Special unit officers in Kern County made a major drug bust on Thursday, seizing over $100,000 of narcotics. Arrested were 36-year-old Daniel Cantu and 22-year-old Jesus Gonzalez, both


Suspect in East Bakersfield Market Shooting Arrested

BAKERSFIELD — A 21-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for shooting a clerk multiple times during a Monday robbery at a neighborhood market on Robinson St. in east Bakersfield. Virginio Zurita

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Bakersfield Verizon Store Thief Caught in Stockton

BAKERSFIELD — Police have identified an Oakland juvenile wanted in connection with a burglary and robbery at two Bakersfield cellular stores last month. According to Bakersfield Police Detective Ted King,