Recent Crime News
15 hrs ago | via TurnTo23.com
On May 25, 2015, at 9:41 am, the Bakersfield Police Department received a call from a woman who said she observed an individual near El Sereno Dr. and La France Dr. armed with a pistol. The woman said she saw 23-year-old Bakersfield resident Jeremiah Hendrix, remove a pistol from the backpack he was carrying, slide a magazine into the firearm and point the pistol at a dog who was following Hendrix. Comment?
Sunday | via Los Angeles Times
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, shown in Arizona in 2011, says he can't keep paying his own legal fees in bias cases. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, shown in Arizona in 2011, says he can't keep paying his own legal fees in bias cases. Comment?
Saturday | via TurnTo23.com
A man who robbed a person at gunpoint Friday night in South Bakersfield was arrested moments later after committing the crime, Sergeant Joe Grubbs with the Bakersfield Police Department said. Grubbs told 23ABC the robbery took place at approximately 9:07 p.m. Friday on the 6500 block of South Union Avenue. Comment?
Saturday May 23 | via TurnTo23.com
A man who was found by deputies from the Kern County Sheriff's Office suffering from several stab wounds is recovering Saturday evening. A spokesperson with the KCSO told 23ABC deputies were sent to the 900 block of South Union Avenue to investigate a stabbing incident that took place in the area. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via NWAonline
A former social worker described records detailing abuse allegations Friday during convicted murderer Zachary Holly's childhood when he lived in California. Jana Davis, a former social worker for the Kern County Department of Human Services in Bakersfield, Calif., spent Friday morning testifying during the sentencing phase of Holly's murder trial. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via TurnTo23.com
An attorney was arrested Wednesday evening and accused of pointing a gun at a homeless person and then firing the gun into the air. At about 10:50 p.m., Bakersfield police officers were sent to the intersection of Truxtun Avenue and S Street regarding the report of somebody firing a shot from a gun. Comment?
Monday May 18 | via TurnTo23.com
The Kern County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's assistance in locating Michael Gutierrez. Gutierrez is a person of interest in an ongoing homicide investigation. Comment?
Friday May 15 | via Edhat
Nature of Incident: Thousand Oaks Doctor and Husband Arrested After Death of a Patient Report Number: 15-8705 Location: Thousand Oaks, Camarillo, and Bakersfield, CA Date & Time: May 13, 2015 Unit Responsible: Ventura County Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit Health Quality Investigation Unit- California Division of Investigation uspects, ictims, arty, ecedent City of Residence Age Polly Duntley Camarillo 88 Dr. Ellen Crowe Thousand Oaks 54 Paul McQuillan Thousand Oaks 61 Narrative: On May 13, 2015, Investigators from the Ventura County Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit and the Health Quality Investigation Unit of the California Division of Investigation arrested Dr. Ellen Crowe and Paul McQuillan for multiple felonies relating to the death of an elderly patient. Comment?
Friday May 15 | via Tehachapi News
* Loyd, Tommy Ryan, age 40, was arrested for violation of parole, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Kasey Brockelsby, a Tehachapi High School student, and James Henderson, a teacher at THS, were among students and educators from throughout Kern County honored by Congressman Kevin McCarthy on May 8 in Bakersfield. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via Vallejo Times-Herald
A Fairfield man was placed under arrest Sunday evening after a woman alleged that he raped and forced her into prostitution, Vallejo police said. Cecil Hutchinson, 28, of Fairfield, was arrested on suspicion of rape, pimping and pandering after the 21-year-old victim contacted police following the alleged rape. Comment?
Saturday May 9 | via KTVN Reno
Mario Bravo and his eight-and-a-half month pregnant wife, Adrianna, were shot in their front yard in Bakersfield, CA on Tuesday afternoon, authorities say. KBAK/KBFX in Bakersfield reported that the baby boy was delivered at a Bakersfield hospital following the shooting and transferred to Valley Children's Hospital in Madera. Comment?
Friday May 8 | via TurnTo23.com
Kern County authorities are searching for a man wanted in connection with a burned body found in a orchard Sunday morning. Kern County sheriff's detectives said that at about 8:40 a.m. Sunday, a burned body was found in the 12000 block of Hwy. Comment?
Tuesday May 5 | via TurnTo23.com
On April 4, 2015, an armed robbery occurred at the Valero Gas Station located at 2501 River Blvd. in east Bakersfield. On April 6, a second armed robbery occurred at the 7-11 located at 2636 River Blvd, one block from the first robbery. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 28 | via Courthouse News Service
A junior high school vice principal who was arrested for having a gun on campus despite having a concealed weapons permit must amend some of his claims against the City of Bakersfield and two of its officers, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge Jennifer Thurston found that Kent Williams did not allege sufficient facts to support his claims that the officers who confiscated his gun and arrested him had violated his civil rights. Comment?
Sunday Apr 26 | via TurnTo23.com
A man was arrested this weekend after police found a four-month-old infant unresponsive in Central Bakersfield late Saturday night. Bakersfield Police Police Sergeant Joe Grubbs told 23ABC that officers were sent to the 1900 block of California Avenue regarding an ambulance request for an infant that was not breathing. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via KFI
An inmate at a California state prison was shot and killed to stop an attack on another who had fallen to the ground unconscious, unable to defend himself, officials said Wednesday. A correctional officer first fired a warning shot from his rifle to stop two inmates from attacking the third, said Dana Simas, spokeswoman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Comment?
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