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Monday, Dec 30 2013 11:52 AM

News@Noon for Dec. 30, 2013

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Dec. 30, 2013:

The latest news - James Dale Wilson, a 57-year-old Bear Valley Springs man was arrested on charges including attempted murder on Sunday, Dec. 29. Read more HERE.

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The public safety report is based upon our request to have information from the various agencies each weekday morning, covering the period since our last contact. We appreciate those agencies that are helping us bring you the News@Noon.

NOTE: Reports of traffic stops, pedestrian checks and other activities without details have been eliminated from the reports published here.

Tehachapi Police Department:

Dec. 27, 2013

4:42 a.m. Traffic Stop. Officer initiated activity at Sunrise Way South Curry Street. Disposition: Arrest Made.

10:49 a.m. Vandalism against person or property of another. Occurred on Beech Street. Kids throwing stuff at her house and destroying house. Would like contact with officer. She is deaf so son will be there to translate. Disposition: Advised.

2:35 p.m. Petty theft less than $400. Occurred at USA Gas on Tucker Road. Two white male juveniles stole roll of chewing tobacco - one wearing red hoodie and jean pants with shorter hair, other wearing forest green colored shirt and blue jeans, occurred at 2:12 p.m., left in a white GMC sierra partial plate of ____, left toward Valley unknown direction. Reporting person has video of them taking product. Disposition: Report Taken.

Dec. 28, 2013

3:13 p.m. Auto accident - minor injuries. Occurred at Tucker Road and West Valley Boulevard. Cellular E911 Call: black Buick/silver truck blocking roadway. Driver of Buick complaining of neck pain, vehicles blocking roadway. Disposition: Report Taken.

6:30 p.m. Traffic Stop. Officer initiated activity at West "H" Street Norht Green Street. Disposition: Arrest Made.

10:27 p.m. Shots fired/head. Occurred on Sherwood Place. Cellular E911 Call:  heard one gunshot, approximately one minute ago, unknown direction, Reporting person stating her neighbor sent her a text message approximately 20 minutes prior to hearing the gunshot telling her that he saw a car drive by slowly by her vehicle. Dispatch contacted and he stated he saw a small silver vehicle drive by reporting person's vehicle occupied by three white males, with loud rap/hip hop music in the area, the male subjects then came and pounded on door, went to the door with his gun, he told the male subjects to leave the area, vehicle last seen in the area of Elm Street. Disposition: Checks Ok.

Dec. 29, 2013

2:45 p.m. Vandalism against person or property of another. Occurred on Beech Street. Service Class: RESD, broken windows. Disposition: Report Taken.

5:32 p.m. Officer initiated activity at Oakwood Street and West Valley Boulevard. Disposition: Arrest Made.

Bear Valley Springs Police Department:

Dec. 27, 2013

4:00 p.m. Bear Valley CSD ordinance. Occurred at Cub Lake on Bear Valley Road. Male walking two golden retrievers without leashes on the walking path. Disposition: Unable to Locate.

8:31 p.m. Fire occurred on Cumberland Road. House on fire. Disposition: Assisted other agency.

Dec. 28, 2013

6:37 a.m. Water Department Service. Occurred on El Rancho Drive. Water coming out of pipe at house, reporting person does not know how to shut off main, can't get ahold of home owner. Disposition: Turn over to other agency.

Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation: Nothing reported.

Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing reported.


Today: Sunny, with a high near 62. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.


• First Friday Around Town on Jan. 3 starting at 5 p.m. Galleries and shops in downtown area stay open until 8 p.m. View art and collections and hear live music at some venues. First Friday is Free.

• Sligo Rags is performing at Fiddlers Crossing on Jan. 11, starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20.

• Wine pairing dinner at Don Juan’s Latin Grill, featuring wines of Opolo Vineyards. Saturday, Jan. 18. Tickets: $70. Information call: 818-519-7144


• The City Council will meet Monday, Jan. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Wells Education Center, 300 S. Robinson St.


Boys Basketball — Varsity/Jayvee vs. California City at home on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Varsity will start at 7:30 p.m. and Jayvee will start at 4:30 p.m.

Girls Basketball – Varsity/Jayvee vs. California City at home on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Varsity will start at 6 p.m. and Jayvee will start at 3 p.m. Jayvee will also be at Shafter Winter Shootout on Thursday, Jan. 2. Frosh-Soph will be at Arvin Tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

Boys Soccer – Varsity/Jayvee at Paraclete – Lancaster Soccer Complex on Friday, Jan. 3. Varsity and Jayvee to start at 3:15 p.m.

Girls Soccer – Varsity/Jayvee vs. Paraclete at home – Coy Burnett Field on Friday, Jan. 3. Varsity will start at 4:30 p.m. and Jayvee will start at 3 p.m. Varsity/Jayvee vs. Independence at home – Coy Burnett Field next Wednesday, Jan. 8. Varsity will start at 6 p.m. and Jayvee will start at 4:30 p.m.

Wrestling – Varsity at 37th Annual Doc Buchanan Invitational on Friday-Saturday, Jan. 3-4 at Clovis High School. SEYL Dual Meet at the THS gym with East-Bakersfield on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 5 p.m.


William "Bill" Dimino

The next News@Noon will be published at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 31.

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