Bakersfield Crime

Bakersfield Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • PD: Two men arrested for pot shop burglary

    Thursday Feb 16 | via TurnTo23.com 

    High Wind Warning issued February 16 at 3:19PM PST expiring February 17 at 7:00PM PST in effect for: Kern Wind Advisory issued February 16 at 3:19PM PST expiring February 17 at 7:00PM PST in effect for: Kern, Kings, Tulare Flash Flood Watch issued February 16 at 4:00AM PST expiring February 18 at 4:00AM PST in effect for: Fresno, Kern, Madera, Mariposa, Tulare, Tuolumne High Wind Watch issued February 16 at 4:29AM PST expiring February 17 at 10:00PM PST in effect for: Kern, Kings, Tulare Flash Flood Watch issued February 15 at 1:47PM PST expiring February 17 at 10:00PM PST in effect for: Fresno, Kern, Madera, Mariposa, Tulare, Tuolumne Flash Flood Watch issued February 15 at 1:45PM PST expiring February 17 at 10:00PM PST in effect for: Fresno, Kern, Madera, Mariposa, Tulare, Tuolumne BAKERSFIELD, Calif.

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  • Select winners at the 2017 Grammy Awards

    Friday Feb 10 | via KCTV5 

    Police say a 29-year-old woman plunged about 30 feet to her death off an escalator inside the famed World Trade Center Oculus. Police say a 29-year-old woman plunged about 30 feet to her death off an escalator inside the famed World Trade Center Oculus.

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  • One man arrested in North Bakersfield

    Thursday Feb 9 | via TurnTo23.com 

    On February 8, 2017 at approximately 7:30 p.m., deputies assigned to the Sheriff's Gang Unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at Chester and 29th St. During the investigation, deputies contacted the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, 44 year old Mauricio Cuevas. Deputies discovered Cuevas was driving with an open alcoholic beverage container.

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    Related Topix: Bakersfield, CA, Drugs

  • Jose Peralta Sanchez: Arson, Felony DUI, Illegal Ree...

    Wednesday Feb 8 | via VDARE 

    The WSJ had a little blurb in the 2/7 edition about an illegal alien who was denied an attorney prior to removal. The Ninth Circuit says Jose Peralta Sanchez was NOT entitled to a lawyer.

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  • Shooting reported in East Bakersfield

    Monday Jan 30 | via TurnTo23.com 

    A female victim was shot near Fontana Market Liquor on Niles Street and Miller Street in East Bakersfield Monday night.

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  • Man fatally shot by Bakersfield police during foot c...

    Wednesday Jan 25 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Bakersfield police shot and killed a man Tuesday night who authorities said pointed a gun at officers as they ran after him. The shooting occurred about 7:05 p.m. after police tried to stop a motorist who they thought was an attempted murder suspect, according to Sgt.

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  • 1 teen, 2 juveniles arrested with guns, pot

    Wednesday Jan 25 | via TurnTo23.com 

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - On January 23rd, 2017 at about 10:00 am, deputies from the Kern County Sheriff's Office Kern Valley Substation responded to a report of a burglary that had occurred at a home in the 8000 block of Jetta Avenue in South Lake.

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  • GRAPHIC: Suspect accuses KCSO of excessive force

    Jan 18, 2017 | via TurnTo23.com 

    The attorney of Jarred Allen has released video of their clients arrest saying that deputies used excessive force and violated Allen's civil rights. BAKERSFIELD, Calif.

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  • BPD arrests two men in connection to a shooting

    Jan 15, 2017 | via TurnTo23.com 

    Officials said around 10:30 p.m. Friday night they were contacted by a victim who said he was shot at while driving his vehicle in the area of Wilkins Street and S. King St. During the subsequent investigation officers responded to the area and located Anthony Garcia, 38, in the 10 block of S. King St. An addition suspect identified as Omar Godinez, 37, was later located and taken into custody for his participation in the incident. Garcia and Godinez, both of Bakersfield, were arrested and booked for assault with a deadly weapon, gang participation, firearm violations, and conspiracy.

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  • Prosecutors waive death for ex-soldier charged with ...

    Jan 10, 2017 | via Stars and Stripes 

    Prosecutors waived the death penalty Tuesday against a man charged with gunning down his mother and stepfather in northwest Bakersfield last year. Derek Connell, 30, now faces a maximum penalty of life without the possibility of parole if convicted of the killings.

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  • Man will not face death penalty in double murder

    Jan 10, 2017 | via TurnTo23.com 

    Flash Flood Watch issued January 10 at 4:38AM PST expiring January 11 at 4:00PM PST in effect for: Kern Areal Flood Watch issued January 10 at 4:38AM PST expiring January 11 at 4:00PM PST in effect for: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare Wind Advisory issued January 10 at 3:48AM PST expiring January 11 at 10:00AM PST in effect for: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare Wind Advisory issued January 10 at 3:48AM PST expiring January 11 at 4:00PM PST in effect for: Kern Wind Advisory issued January 10 at 3:48AM PST expiring January 11 at 4:00PM PST in effect for: Kern BAKERSFIELD, Calif.

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  • Man arrested, facing gun and drug charges

    Jan 10, 2017 | via TurnTo23.com 

    Flash Flood Watch issued January 10 at 4:38AM PST expiring January 11 at 4:00PM PST in effect for: Kern Areal Flood Watch issued January 10 at 4:38AM PST expiring January 11 at 4:00PM PST in effect for: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare Wind Advisory issued January 10 at 3:48AM PST expiring January 11 at 10:00AM PST in effect for: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare Wind Advisory issued January 10 at 3:48AM PST expiring January 11 at 4:00PM PST in effect for: Kern Wind Advisory issued January 10 at 3:48AM PST expiring January 11 at 4:00PM PST in effect for: Kern A traffic stop near Ming Avenue and South H Street in South Bakersfield results in a man placed behind bars Monday night.

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  • Courtesy of MGN Online

    Jan 10, 2017 | via KATC-TV Lafayette 

    Taco Bell plans to go nationwide this month with its latest concoction: a taco with a shell made entirely out of fried chicken. Taco Bell says the shell of the Naked Chicken Chalupa is made up of all-white seasoned chicken.

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  • Steelers assistant Joey Porter arrested at Pittsburg...

    Jan 8, 2017 | via ABC News 

    Police said security guards at The Flats on Carson summoned a police officer who was working at a nearby restaurant "due to an unruly customer who was in the process of assaulting the doorman.' ' Police said the officer stopped the assault and arrested the customer, who was later identified as the 39-year-old Porter, a former star player.

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Bakersfield Law

Charged with DUI as a juvenile
What happens when u get charged for a DUI as a juvenile but got dismissed in court. Later after turning 18 u get arrested again for DUI ..WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES AND CAN the DA refile
Juvenile matters are adjudications rather than convictions, so not priorable even if you had been prosecuted. DMV is...
What's the benefit hiring YourDuiSolutions to take care of my dui?
I got arrested for a dui and a hit and run, 1st time arrested for anything. YourDuiSolutions called me stating they can help out with this matter by taking care of the SR 22 without my insurance knowing and my insurance will not go up for the next 3 years. Also help out with the lowest dui classes and get my license suspension down to only a month. Does anyone have any info on them, they are located out of Garden Grove, CA.
This company is an insurance company, not a lawyer. I don't typically recommend you with these "flashy" businesses,...
Will my car be covered through my insurance if it was a dui accident?
I rear ended a vehicle and left the scene, later was arrested with a dui and hit and run. My car that I still owe $ 15000 is totaled according to the adjuster, I'm waiting for my insurance company to call me about the incident. A claim is already filed but they don't know it's a dui yet. My insurance is USAA.
Should be still covered by your insurance
Do I need a lawyer for a dui hit and run arrest, nobody was injured as I know of?
Arrested for a dui hit and run, have court in a month and was wondering if I should get a lawyer. I know I'm already facing many fines and getting a lawyer sounds expensive. Would I be fine just showing up to court?
Dui with an accident usually carries jail time in most counties. Best chance to avoid jail is to hire a local...
Will my husband get a early release due to a 3rd DUI?
My husband is doing a 18 month sentence with half for a 3rd DUI he was supposed to serve 8 months he has 66 days left he has not gotten into any trouble while serving his time will he get released earlier than his release date?
DUI offenses are rarely federal crimes. I will change your practice area to allow my colleagues in CA to guide you....
For a second DUI what does 46 days mean for twin towers County jail?
My boyfriend was set to surrender today Jan 19, 2017... he was sentenced 46 days in Twin Towers LA County jail.. my question is, how long will he actually be in their? BTW, he was sentenced for a 2nd dui offense. So does that mean he does all 46 days, or half?
He does half of 46. In LA county, he'll probably be out within the week, due to overcrowding.
2 charges in dui case
23152e driving under the influence of a drug ? Guilty. and 2nd charge ?11550A use/under the influence of controlled substance? Aquitted .from a 2010 dui arrest that I just took to trial and lost 9/27/2016 I don't understand theseverdics because I was originally arrested for driving under the influence of controlled substance ?
Forgive me, but I don't understand your question.