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Monday | via TurnTo23.com
At about 7 p.m. Sunday, Kern County Sheriff's Department deputies were sent to the 200 block of Harding Avenue in Bakersfield, CA regarding 2-year-old not breathing. Comment?
Friday Jan 22 | via TurnTo23.com
On January 19th, 2016, 25 year old Lanny Ham was arrested by Kern County Sheriff's Office detectives for torture, assault with a firearm on a person, burglary, terrorist threats, and conspiracy. Ham was arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into a report that two victims were kidnapped, tortured, and assaulted over a period of several days at a business in the 700 block of Sterling Rd. in east Bakersfield in September 2015. Comment?
Sunday Jan 17 | via My Mother Lode
Kern County authorities have arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of strangling a man in Bakersfield more than two years ago. Sheriff's officials say Ethan Wiley was already in custody on unrelated charges when he was arrested Friday. Comment?
Friday Jan 15 | via TurnTo23.com
Kern County Sheriff's Department deputies have arrested 22-year-old Ethan Wiley in connection with the 2013 death of 53-year-old Terrence Tsitakis. On September 20, 2013, the Kern County Sheriff's Office began investigating a homicide which occurred at a residence in the 3900 block of Bianchi Way, in south Bakersfield. Comment?
Thursday Jan 14 | via TurnTo23.com
On 1-13-16 at 1136 hours, deputies were sent to 1029 Knotts Street to the report of shots being fired. Upon their arrival, they found a 34-year-old Hispanic male suffering from gunshot wounds. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 13 | via The Press-Enterprise
Former Rams running back Lawrence Phillips was found dead in his jail cell Wednesday morning, hours after a Kern County judge ruled that Phillips could stand trial for the alleged murder of a fellow inmate. In a news release, the California Department of Corrections said Phillips' death would be investigated as a suspected suicide and said Phillips was found unresponsive in his cell at 12:05 a.m. No further details were given. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 12 | via KGNS-TV Laredo
United States Border Patrol agents arrested several undocumented men with criminal backgrounds throughout the weekend, according to a news release by the Rio Grande Valley Sector. One of the men was from Cuba and had a prior homicide conviction from Miami, Florida. Comment?
Jan 7, 2016 | via Examiner.com
Michelle Shafer is mourning the loss of her beloved boxers. As she explains on her Facebook post , on January 3rd both of her dogs were shot around the corner from her house, and she found one of them dead on the side of the road. 1 comment
Jan 7, 2016 | via TurnTo23.com
Kern County Sheriff's homicide detectives have arrested a second suspect for a murder which occurred on November 9th, 2015 in the 1500 block of South Union Ave., in Southeast Bakersfield. , 2015, Kern County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a fight occurring in the 1500 block of South Union Ave. When deputies arrived they located a male victim lying on the ground. Comment?
Jan 5, 2016 | via TurnTo23.com
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Deputies have arrested 30-year-old Quinton James for the shooting death of a man in southeast Bakersfield. Comment?
Jan 4, 2016 | via KFYI-AM Phoenix
John Campos Senior was arrested on New Years Day in Phoenix after a brief chase. He's suspected of killing Frank Pascua on Christmas Eve outside the Wild Horse Pass casino. Comment?
Jan 1, 2016 | via The Arizona Republic
Phoenix police arrested a man Friday suspected of shooting and killing a retired police officer at a Valley casino on Christmas Eve, according to police and federal agents. Phoenix police arrest casino-shooting suspect Phoenix police arrested a man Friday suspected of shooting and killing a retired police officer at a Valley casino on Christmas Eve, according to police and federal agents. Comment?
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