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 to counter the sale of alcohol to minors.
In February and March of this year the KCSO conducted a minor decoy operation in Bakersfield, Wasco and Buttonwillow. They then announced the results of the operation with nine arrests.
Those arrested were identified as –
Johnny Arolish (25) from Bakersfield;
Lorenzo Landeros (22) from Rosamond;
Mariah Arrambide (24) from Wasco;
Cejay Diaz (22);
Robert Craig (45) from Bakersfield;
Vanessa Moreno (23) from Bakersfield;
Mallory Rogers (26) from Bakersfield;
Uvicella Esquivelmuro (46) of Bakersfield
Albert Varella (30), of Bakersfield.
All 9 were charged with furnishing alcohol to minors.