BAKERSFIELD — A 33-year-old Bakersfield man was arrested on Thursday of last week, after he allegedly stole several pieces of cleaning equipment and stashed them inside his home.
Raul Castro was booked into the Kern County Jail on for possession of stolen property. He has since been released on bail.
According to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, Castro’s arrest was the result of an investigation by detectives from the Sheriffs Rural Crime Investigation Unit after they received information from deputies regarding stolen pressure washers.
On February 19, detectives said they responded to Castro’s home in the 200 block of Holtby Street in Bakersfield in regards to the stolen equipment.
During their investigation, detectives also said they learned that Castro was in possession of three stolen pressure washers worth approximately $17,000. Castro was immediately taken into custody.
KERO: Man stole pressure washers worth $17K