Bakersfield Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Cop "Taunts" Unarmed Latino Man Shot Dead ...

    Tuesday Apr 14 | via Daily Kos 

    A Bakersfield police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after he allegedly tickled the feet of a man shot dead by police and said, "tickle, tickle." . Bakersfield police spokesman Sgt.

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  • California policeman accused of tickling feet of man...

    Monday Apr 13 | via WNFL-AM Green Bay 

    A California police officer is under investigation for allegedly "manipulating" the body of a man who had been shot dead by police, the Bakersfield Police Department said on Monday, and a newspaper said the officer had tickled the corpse's feet and grasped his head. The department did not provide details of how Senior Officer Aaron Stringer allegedly manipulated the body of Ramiro Villegas, who was killed by police in November.

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  • Torrential rain causes flooding throughout Mobile Co...

    Monday Apr 13 | via WALA 

    More than 2,000 children disappear every day in the United States. These are some of the high-profile cases from over the last 80 years.

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  • 'This is all over a misunderstanding': Father, 23, c...

    Monday Apr 13 | via Daily Mail 

    'This is all over a misunderstanding': Father, 23, caught on CCTV 'punching three-year-old son in the face at supermarket' asks for a second chance following his arrest A father who was caught on camera allegedly punching his three-year-old boy son in the face at a supermarket has launched a bizarre rant online, insisting the incident is a 'misunderstanding'. Justin Whittington, 23, was arrested on Friday in Bakersfield, California, and charged with child cruelty after the video of the alleged abuse surfaced online.

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  • Abilene: Two Men Arrested at Restaurant Openly Carry...

    Monday Apr 13 | via MyHighPlains.com 

    Abilene police arrested two men from Bakersfield, Ca, Wednesday for openly carrying a firearm in the Whataburger restaurant on South 1st street in Abilene. According to an arrest report, 56-year-old Rande Scott Fighmy and 23-year-old Trey Best were arrested after police saw them with pistols holstered on their hips in the restaurant.

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  • Cop tickled foot of police shooting victim while bod...

    Sunday Apr 12 | via CNews 

    A California cop is on paid administrative leave after pretending to tickle the feet of a man lying in the morgue who was shot and killed by police. Bakersfield, Calif., Senior Officer Aaron Stringer is alleged to have told a fellow officer that he "loves playing with dead bodies," the Bakersfield Californian reported.

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  • Cop 'loves playing with dead bodies'

    Sunday Apr 12 | via NEWS.com.au 

    A MOB allegedly gang raped a young woman on a beach while hundreds of partygoers did nothing to help. WARNING: Disturbing content.

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  • Cop who 'loves playing with dead bodies' accused of ...

    Sunday Apr 12 | via Daily Mail 

    Accused: Officer Aaron Stringer, from Bakersfield, California, allegedly pulled on the toes and 'tickled' the feet of a man whom police had recently killed A police officer who allegedly 'loves playing with dead bodies' has been accused of 'tickling' the feet and yanking on the head and toes of a dead man who had been recently shot killed by cops. Aaron Stringer, of the Bakersfield, California, Police Department, reportedly said 'tickle tickle' as he ran his fingers along the soles of the feet of Ramiro James Villegas, a 22-year-old whom officers killed the same day.

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  • SLIDESHOW: Shelter dogs pose in puppy photobooth

    Sunday Apr 12 | via WALA 

    More than 2,000 children disappear every day in the United States. These are some of the high-profile cases from over the last 80 years.

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  • Pictured: Man, 23, filmed 'punching his toddler in t...

    Saturday Apr 11 | via Daily Mail 

    Quadriplegic, mute son found alive after FIVE DAYS abandoned in woodland with just a bible and a blanket 'after his mother dumped him so she could visit out-of-town lover' Just Murray-ed! Crowds cheer as tennis ace Andy and stunning new bride Kim emerge from Scottish cathedral as man and wife Pictured: Man, 23, filmed 'punching his toddler in the face so hard he falls to the ground in a California supermarket' This is the man who was caught on surveillance cameras appeared to punch a three-year-old boy in the face at a supermarket. Justin Whittington, 23, was arrested on Friday in Bakersfield, California, and charged with child cruelty after the video of the alleged abuse surfaced online.

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  • Pet Vet: Flea prevention

    Saturday Apr 11 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis 

    A Bakersfield, California man has been arrested in connection with a stunning viral video that authorities say appears to show him striking a toddler in the face at a convenience store Thursday. A Bakersfield, California man has been arrested in connection with a stunning viral video that authorities say appears to show him striking a toddler in the face at a convenience store Thursday.

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  • Shocking moment 'dad punches his toddler in the face...

    Friday Apr 10 | via Daily Mail 

    'We have not forgotten our roots': Somber Kim and Khloe lay red tulips at memorial commemorating 1.5m victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide during eight-day tour of their homeland Killer cop Michael Slager is in isolation behind bars and can't walk down a hall without entire cell block being cleared first over fears other inmates will try to kill him New dash cam video shows Walter Scott's passenger and another officer staring towards the park after father-of-four fled chased by killer cop EXCLUSIVE: The Real Reason Thugs Die - One of the eight cops at the scene of South Carolina shooting posted video of black men gunned down because their baggy jeans prevented them from moving quickly Harvey Weinstein will NOT face criminal charges after claim by Italian model Ambra Battilana that he groped her in his office 'What people will do to make a buck off of a child': Family horrified to find ... (more)

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  • California man seen smacking child in viral video ar...

    Friday Apr 10 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis 

    A Bakersfield, California man has been arrested in connection with a stunning viral video that authorities say appears to show him striking a toddler in the face at a convenience store Thursday. Justin Cole Whittingon, 23, was arrested at his home and booked into the downtown jail early Friday on a charge of child endangerment.

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  • Bakersfield man busts toddler in mouth: Man arrested...

    Friday Apr 10 | via Examiner.com 

    A Bakersfield , California man who socked a toddler in the face has been arrested after video of his abuse went viral. The father of the boy is seen chasing his terrified child through the aisles of a convenience mart.

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  • SeaTac murder suspect arrested after SWAT standoff i...

    Monday Mar 30 | via KVAL-TV Eugene 

    A SWAT standoff in Taft on Saturday ended with the arrest of a man suspected of murder. The Taft Police Department received information from the King County Sheriff's Department in Washington about a murder suspect hiding at 407 Center St. in Taft.

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  • Shooting Caught on Video

    Saturday Mar 28 | via KERN-AM Bakersfield 

    On March 27, 2015, Bakersfield Police Department officers shot and killed a man suspected in a rape and arson in southwest Bakersfield earlier in the day. The suspect had led police officers on a chase before his car came to a stop near Garces High School.

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  • Cops: Man barricades self, sets home on fire

    Friday Mar 27 | via TurnTo23.com 

    Video of the home where police said a man barricaded himself and set the house on fire. Bakersfield police officers have a neighborhood in southwest Bakersfield blocked off after a man barricaded himself in a home and set the house on fire.

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  • $5k reward for arrest of murder suspects

    Friday Mar 27 | via TurnTo23.com 

    The Secret Witness Program is offering a reward of up to $5,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and filing of a complaint against the suspect responsible for the death of Jimmie Lee Wallace, 57, that occurred in the 700 Block of Watts Drive. On February 27, 2014, at 8:40 pm Bakersfield police officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Watts Dr. regarding a shooting.

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  • Church attendance is declining, report says

    Friday Mar 27 | via TurnTo23.com 

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Church attendance has been on the decline nationwide as people say they feel a lack of connection.

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  • BPD Swat team searching for armed gunman

    Thursday Mar 19 | via TurnTo23.com 

    Bakersfield Police officials tell 23ABC that the gunman, who has not been identified, was last seen in a parked car on Stockdale Highway near Interstate 5. He is believed to be armed and dangerous. The gunman is believed to be responsible for a shooting that happened at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday on Copa Cabana Court in Northwest Bakersfield, according to the BPD.

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Bakersfield Law

I just recieved a bill for 800 from CHP is this legal?
I was arrested for a misdemeanor DUI I was in central receiving for 6 of the 7 hours I'm being billed for @ 91.00 and hour what in the hell is this where do our tax dollars go ? This can't be legal and if it is its another tragic piece to the corrupt justice puzzle
It is in the Government code. It should reference the code on your notice. When you are in an accident and that...
Ankle monitoring
My husband was given 10 years for his first felony DUI with GBI enhancement . is it possible to hire an attorney to petition for a resentencing to be able to get out on a ankle monitor. His kids are stuck in foster care and they are acting out and going to end up in group homes they aren't my kids so Cps is fighting me to give them to me I'm trying to get my foster parent license but my husband isn't a criminal he's a man who made a mistake and he needs to be at home . how long would he have to do and what kind of attorney could be hired to make this happen
An appeal is your issue. Very expensive and time consuming. Michael Luke hart in Bakersfield would be an excellent...
Should I get a lawyer
I got a DUI 9yrs ago & it was dismissed alcohol level was below the limit but not by DMV cause I was under the age of 21 I just recently got a DUI is this considered my second one?
This will only be charged as a 1st offense by the district attorney and be treated as a 1st offense if convicted in...
Is it possible to remove an interlock device earlier than the time given?
I obtained my DUI in April of 2012 and had it installed recently October 2014. The delay was due to my grandmother being sick and needing a second caretaker. My end date for the Interlock device is June 11th 2015
Depends why it's on. If it's the pilot counties, then no, unless you're ok with your license being suspended for the...
Charged with dui & dwi?? I have never been arrested or charged with anything prior to this either.
I have high blood pressure meds I'm supposed to take 4 times a day. (I also take paxil, beta blockers & I took my diet pills (2 phentermen) that day, I rarely take anymore) I hadn't ate anything that day & was having a bad reaction to my meds. The chp claims he pulled me over for loud music (turned it down way before I saw chp). He makes me do all 3 sobriety tests 3 times each which I passed all of them. I take the breathe alayzer & pass w/ 0.00. He told me that everyone in this area is on drugs, told me my parents, friends my family were all on drugs; my parents are dead. I didn't do the blood test cuz after listening to him for over a 1 & 1/2 hours I said I've had enough of him bashing my deceased parents & my brother that was it. I've never been arrested before!
Friend, you need to retain an experienced criminal defense attorney to assist your. Refusing the blood test was a poor...
DUI charge
I was charged for dwi, at the time of the stop i was told someone had made a phone call, but the police report stated 22107vc in which the citation was never issued, because its fabricated does this help my case?
Contact an experienced criminal defense attorney for a free consultation.
I got a DUI in California does that restrict me from moving from California to Texas for a new job ?
Can I move from California to Texas with a DUI ? Even with my lawyer going to court for me
That's a simple question for your attorney to answer. In most cases the answer is no. If a felony then you'd have to...