TYPE OF INCIDENT:
PC 460(B) – Commercial burglary
H&S 11377(a) – Possession of controlled substance
H&S 11364 – Possession of drug paraphernalia
207 N. China Lake Blvd.
Nathan Birdwell, 24 YOA Ridgecrest resident
RESUME OF INCIDENT:
On 10/04/17, at about 0335 hours, Officers from the Ridgecrest Police Department responded to the Flyer’s Gas Station (Located at 207 N. China Lake Blvd.) regarding a burglary alarm. Upon arrival, Officers located Nathan Birdwell on the property and he was in the process of stealing items from the business’ storage container. Birdwell was arrested and the property was returned to the owner. Birdwell was also in possession of suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. He was later transported to Bakersfield and booked at Kern County Sheriff Central Receiving Facility.
Jed McLaughlin, Acting Chief of Police
PREPARED BY: Sergeant Nathan Lloyd