Photo: stolen exotic animals
Originally published as a Kern County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –
“On March 3, 2022, detectives with the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Crimes Against Persons Unit, Kern County HIDTA, and investigators with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service executed a search warrant in the 5700 block of Nomi Street in Bakersfield.
Detectives seized stolen mail and other miscellaneous stolen property, burglary tools, narcotics, drug paraphernalia, and several exotic animals. Kern County Animal Control took custody of the animals and is providing treatment for them.
Christopher Walsh (31), Katelyn Wilkins (23), Erica Corrales (31), Garrett Collins (27), and Brialani Bohannon (25) were arrested for criminal charges including felon in possession of ammunition, possession of burglary tools, possession of stolen property, child endangerment, felonious animal cruelty, and numerous active arrest warrants.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040.”