Bakersfield Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • BPD: Man pulls gun on dog, arrested

    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.

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  • Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio asks public's help with l...

    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.

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  • Man arrested by BPD after robbing at gunpoint

    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.

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  • Man stabbed on Union Ave. survived, KCSO says

    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.

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  • Witness: Holly had to eat out of garbage

    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.

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  • Attorney accused of pointing gun at homeless man

    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.

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  • Man wanted in homicide investigation

    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.

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  • Dr. and Husband Arrested After Death of Patient

    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.

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  • News Briefs

    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.

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  • Fairfield man arrested for alleged rape, pimping in ...

    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.

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  • Pregnant Woman Shot in Bakersfield, CA

    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.

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  • Police searching for homicide suspect

    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.

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  • High school student accused of 4 armed robberies

    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.

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  • No Force in Arrest of Gun-Toting Principal

    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.

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  • 4-mo. infant dies, police charge man with murder

    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.

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    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.

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    Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Kern Valley State Prison, Bakersfield, CA

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...