Bakersfield Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • 3 arrested on attempted murder charges

    2 hrs ago | via TurnTo23.com 

    On February 27, 2015 at about 9 p.m., Bakersfield police officers were in the area of the 2600 block of S. Real Rd. when they heard several gunshots. A man was found in the north alley 3600 block of Sampson Court suffering from a moderate injury to his head.

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  • Baylor walk-on running back ruled ineligible

    Wednesday Feb 25 | via CBS Atlanta 

    Authorities say the three officers involved in the death of unarmed Mexican man in Washington state fired 17 shots, including five or six that struck the former orchard worker. Authorities say the three officers involved in the death of unarmed Mexican man in Washington state fired 17 shots, including five or six that struck the former orchard worker.

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  • "I'm so sorry. I'm stupid," says man who a...

    Saturday Feb 21 | via Ars Technica 

    Days before pilots in Houston reported being struck by lasers-by culprits who almost certainly will not be caught, much less charged with crimes-two men in Central California have separately been indicted for alleged laser strike incidents perpetrated in 2014 and 2015. According to an FBI affidavit concerning one case, a nearby Kern County Sheriff's Office Air-1 helicopter was flying above Bakersfield, California in January 2015 on routine evening patrol when the pilot and tactical officer were struck by a laser.

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  • BPD makes two arrests in Central Bakersfield

    Wednesday Feb 18 | via TurnTo23.com 

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Officers with the Bakersfield Police Department arrested two men in Central Bakersfield for allegedly participating in a criminal street gang.

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  • Police: Two suspected Fresno gang members held after...

    Wednesday Feb 18 | via The Fresno Bee 

    Detectives were conducting a follow-up investigation at a convenience store at 4th Street and Union Avenue when they saw the suspect vehicle, police said. A person leaned out the passenger side window pointing a gun in the detectives' direction but did not fire.

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  • KCSO finds weapon, drugs in East Bakersfield

    Saturday Feb 14 | via TurnTo23.com 

    On Thursday, February 13, Deputies with the Sheriff's Gang Unit discovered weapons, drugs, and surveillance equipment at a home in the 3900 block of Mitchell Ave. The find was made following a search warrant obtained around 8:20 p.m. While there, deputies found 38 year old Terrance Edgar, 43 year old Shannon Terry and two small children residing at the residence. During the search of the area, authorities located a stolen 45 caliber semi-automatic handgun, over 100 rounds of ammunition, methamphetamine, and surveillance equipment.

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  • KCSO needs help solving shooting case

    Thursday Feb 12 | via TurnTo23.com 

    The Kern County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in identifying suspects wanted for a shooting that occurred in August of last year. On August 6, 2014 at about 11:02 p.m., Kern County Sheriff's deputies responded to 1728 Quincy Street #B in east Bakersfield regarding a victim of a shooting.

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  • Bill Cosby postpones comedy performance in California

    Thursday Feb 12 | via NewsOn6 Tulsa 

    The Fox Theater in Bakersfield, Calif., announced that Cosby's comedy performance scheduled for Feb. 12, 2015, has b... The North Carolina man accused of killing three Muslim students in a dispute over parking spaces had earlier run-ins with his neighbors, sometimes while wearing a handgun on his hip. Family, friends and thousands of other mourners gathered Thursday at solemn funeral and prayer services for three young adults gunned down in North Carolina in what police call a long-running dispute over parking spaces.

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  • Shooting on Meadows Street in East Bakersfield

    Monday Feb 9 | via TurnTo23.com 

    Kern County Sheriffs are investigating a shooting that happened in East Bakersfield in the early morning hours of Monday, February 9. Authorities responded to a disturbance call just shortly after 1 a.m., in the 1100 block of Meadows Street. Soon after, the call was upgraded to a victim shooting.

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  • Family of Ramiro James Villegas hires lawyer

    Friday Feb 6 | via TurnTo23.com 

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The family of a 22-year-old man who was shot by Bakersfield Police Department officers has hired a lawyer in response to the department's Critical Incident Review Board which found that the officers acted "within department policy" at the time of the shooting.

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  • Neighbors thrilled as mail theft declines

    Friday Feb 6 | via TurnTo23.com 

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Neighborhood leader Durwood Sigrest used to feel anxious whenever he made the walk over his front lawn to the mailbox.

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  • BPD: Shooting of James Villegas 'within policy'

    Thursday Feb 5 | via TurnTo23.com 

    An officer-involved shooting that ended with the death of a 22-year-old in East Bakersfield was "within department policy," according to a Critical Incident Review Board. The shooting of 22-year-old Ramiro James Villegas happened on November 13, 2014, after officers with the Bakersfield Police Department said they saw a silver Jeep Liberty driving erratically at Flower St. and the on-ramp of eastbound State Route 178.

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  • Manhunt suspect talks

    Thursday Jan 29 | via KSBW-TV 

    A 28-year-old man arrested by Seaside Police for kidnapping a teenage girl from Bakersfield, is talking from behind bars tonight, where he's booked on 27 rape and molestation counts. CRITICAL CONDITION AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL AFTER POLICE SAY HE JUMPED OR FEEL FROM -- FELL FROM A ROOF.

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  • More parole agent caseloads exceed limits under new ...

    Thursday Jan 29 | via Los Angeles Times 

    A parole agent takes a sex offender parolee into custody for possession of pornographic material on his mobile phone and access to a firearm. A parole agent takes a sex offender parolee into custody for possession of pornographic material on his mobile phone and access to a firearm.

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Bakersfield Law

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...
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...
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...
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.
If a person is pulled over by one law enforcement agency takes the keys to the vehicle, then turns over the stop to another law enforcement agency in which they never saw the vehicle in motion and the owner didn't have the keys, can this be dismissed, because the original vc for the contact was never witnessed by the arresting officer who charged the person with the dui
I doubt that fact will result in dismissal of the case. It's not that easy. You need to retain an experienced...
I was convicted of CAVC 14601.2 on 10/25/13 in Kern County. Upon renewing my CA DL two weeks ago my new license was followed by an order to install a IID from the DMV not the court for a term of 2 years. My question is since it has been over 14 months from my conviction if I am able to dispute the installation or at the least get the term reduced to a year or hopefully 6 months? Reason being is I am a federal employee and it is part of my duties to drive a government vehicle. The paperwork sent by the DMV says I am required to have an IID in every vehicle I operate. Also I complete my DUI 18 month program by the end of January 2015.
You should be able to operate a vehicle owned by your employer without having to install the IID. You will need to...
He drove off with my girls and drove drunk and hit a tree. They werent hurt but hes Being charged with possess controled substance paraphernalia, Dui alcohol, Dui alcohol/0.08%, driving without a license, possesses controlled substance, unregistered vehicle, willful cruelty to child
First of all, this is a DUI question, and I am changing it to that category. He probably faces time in custody...