Highway 178 Tragedy: Two Lives Lost in Multi-Vehicle Collision

Highway 178 Tragedy: Two Lives Lost in Multi-Vehicle Collision

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Two individuals lost their lives as a result of a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 178, involving a senior Kern County Sheriff’s Office deputy, on October 7, as reported by the California Highway Patrol. The California Highway Patrol’s investigation has revealed that at around 11:30 p.m., 31-year-old Jack Lee Brown from Weldon was … Read more

Bakersfield Duo Indicted on Federal Charges in $25 Million Tax Fraud Scheme

Bakersfield Duo Indicted on Federal Charges in $25 Million Tax Fraud Scheme

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Two individuals hailing from Bakersfield have found themselves indicted on federal charges relating to an alleged tax fraud scheme worth a staggering $25 million, according to federal prosecutors’ announcement on Tuesday. Miguel Martinez, aged 39, and Victor Cruz, aged 38, both residents of Bakersfield, stand accused in an 11-count indictment that includes … Read more

Delano Embezzlement Case: Accused Faces $20,000 Fraud Charges

Delano Embezzlement Case: Accused Faces $20,000 Fraud Charges

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A woman is currently in police custody on allegations of embezzling $20,000 from the Delano Philippine Weekend Committee in Delano, as reported by the local authorities. In May, members of the Delano Philippine Weekend Committee approached the police with concerns regarding a potential embezzlement of $20,000 from their organization. Following an investigation … Read more

Bakersfield Shooting Revealed: LAPD Officer’s 911 Call and Confrontation

Bakersfield Shooting Revealed: LAPD Officer's 911 Call and Confrontation

The Los Angeles Police Department has recently unveiled surveillance footage of a shooting event that transpired last month in Bakersfield, involving an off-duty LAPD officer and an armed individual. The incident occurred on August 24th and involved a member of the LAPD’s Reserve Police Officer Program from North Hollywood. The surveillance video was captured by … Read more

Man Killed in Central Bakersfield Gunfire Incident – Police Seek Information

Man Killed in Central Bakersfield Gunfire Incident - Police Seek Information

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Bakersfield police swiftly responded to a distress call regarding a man who had been wounded following a gunfire incident in central Bakersfield on Sunday. The incident unfolded on September 24, as the Bakersfield Police Department received alerts from ShotSpotter technology, pinpointing the sound of gunshots in the vicinity of the 1000 block … Read more

BPD Officers and LAPD Reserve in Bakersfield Shooting Incident

BPD Officers and LAPD Reserve in Bakersfield Shooting Incident

A recent shooting incident in Bakersfield has come under scrutiny, involving an off-duty reserve officer from the LAPD. The incident occurred on August 24, 2023, when the officer reported a suspected home burglary at an address located on Andretti Avenue. The suspect, identified as 29-year-old Jason Boles, engaged in a gunfire exchange with the police, … Read more

Injured Man Rushed to Hospital After South Union Avenue Shooting

Injured Man Rushed to Hospital After South Union Avenue Shooting

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A shooting incident occurred on South Union Avenue, resulting in severe injuries to a man, and local authorities are actively seeking the individuals responsible. The Kern County Sheriff’s Office received a call around 10:13 a.m., prompting deputies to respond to the 2700 block of South Union Avenue due to reports of a … Read more

BPD Seeks Public’s Help to Solve Walmart Credit Card Theft in Bakersfield

BPD Seeks Public's Help to Solve Walmart Credit Card Theft in Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in identifying two individuals believed to be involved in a theft and fraudulent use of a credit card that occurred at a Walmart store last month. According to BPD, the incident took place on August 13th around 2:30 p.m. at the Walmart Neighborhood … Read more