Articles Tagged With ‘Bakersfield’




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Couple with dead body may have had plans to bury it in Big Sur

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office says the Bakersfield couple that was caught transporting a dead body inside their SUV may have had plans to bury the deceased man in the Big Sur area. On Tuesday, deputies found the... (Continue reading)

Couple with dead body in car arrested for child endangerment

  San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested the man and woman who were found with a dead body inside their SUV in Cayucos. However, it remains unclear how the deceased person died and how his body ended up... (Continue reading)

Officer mistakes crucifix for a gun, kills 73-year-old

After a 73-year-old man with dementia failed to follow a Bakersfield police officer’s orders, the officer shot and killed the unarmed man. On Monday, seven officers responded to reports of a man with a revolver who was acting strangely after... (Continue reading)

Police detective sentenced to 5 years in prison

A former detective with the Bakersfield Police Department was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for bribery, drug trafficking, and filing a false income tax return, said acting United States Attorney Phillip A. Talbert. On May 31, Damacio Diaz,... (Continue reading)

14 people shot at teen party in Bakersfield

Fourteen people were shot at a party in Bakersfield Saturday morning when three people who had been told to leave returned and began shooting. Two people are in critical condition. [Bakersfield Now] After Alicea Wallace told her two teenage children... (Continue reading)

Bakersfield police officer facing life in prison for drug trafficking

A former detective with the Bakersfield Police Department pleaded guilty today to trafficking methamphetamine, acting United States Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. Patrick Mara, 36, faces a maximum statutory penalty of life in prison and a $10 million fine. While Mara... (Continue reading)

Central Coast bank robber sentenced

A Bakersfield man who recently robbed two Central Coast banks received a 14-year prison sentence on Thursday. [KSBY] Johnie Dean Arnold robbed a Union Bank in Goleta on Nov. 2 and a Heritage Oaks Bank in San Luis Obispo on... (Continue reading)

Bakersfield inmate steals sheriff’s van, then crashes it

Seven inmates who were supposed to be heading to court from a Bakersfield jail Wednesday morning fled after one of them managed to commandeer a Kern County Sheriff’s van. But, the inmate crashed the van before driving off the jail... (Continue reading)

Heritage Oaks Bank robbery suspect arrested

San Luis Obispo police arrested a Bakersfield man on Wednesday for allegedly robbing a San Luis Obispo bank on Monday afternoon. Following the armed robbery of the Heritage Oaks Bank on Froom Ranch Way, police released photos of the holdup... (Continue reading)

Family of five dies in Bakersfield plane crash

Five members of a Northern California family died Saturday when their small plane crashed in an almond orchard near Bakersfield. Both parents, two daughters and a son died in the crash. [Mercury News] The family was flying from San Jose... (Continue reading)



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