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News@Noon for June 6, 2014

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for June 6, 2014:

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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:

June 5, 2014
12:16 a.m. Assist other agencies, occurred at Highway 58/Tehachapi Blvd. Elk in right westbound lane, CHP proceeding on route from Mojave. Disposition: No further action necessary.

1:11 a.m. Suspicious circumstances, occurred on Cherry Lane. Fem subject, screaming for help, beating on walls/door. . Disposition: Checks OK.

2:16 a.m. Disturbing the peace, occurred at Wild Olive Drive/Sweet Leaf Lane. Possible graduation party with multiple teens walking in the neighborhood and being loud. Disposition: Advised.

2:50 a.m. Suspicious circumstances, occurred on Aspen Drive. Cellular 9-1-1 Call: Spanish-speaking reporting party reporting multiple subjects walking in and out of the apartment and looking into parked cars in the neighborhood. Disposition: Unable to locate.

3:35 a.m. Drunk in public, occurred at Sunrise Way/South Curry Street. Appeared to have been drinking and were yelling profanities towards the reporting party. No weapons seen. Disposition: Gone on arrival.

1:40 p.m. Welfare check, occurred on Miller Lane. CPS received referral, but did not qualify. However, requesting a followup. Fighting reported in the home, reported drug use inside. Disposition: Negative contact.

1:43 p.m. Assault report, occurred at Indian Creek Villas on Tucker Road. Reporting party's girlfriend's aunt was assaulted last night. Made contact with victim and stated she does not need medical. Disposition: Report taken.

1:53 p.m. Battery, occurred on East “E” Street. Sexual batter, reporting party had a tree service male subject who asked to use the restroom. When he came in, he tried to touch her suspect is not on scene, no medical is needed. Disposition: Report taken.

7:46 p.m. Health and safety, occurred on Cherry Lane. Multiple subjects smoking marijuana in laundry room. Disposition: Information only, unable to locate.

8:51 p.m. Suspicious person, officer initiated activity at Four Seasons Mini Mart, East Tehachapi Boulevard. Disposition: Checks OK.

11:31 p.m. Disturbing the peace, occurred at Gas and Go on East Tehachapi Blvd. Reporting party observed two white females fighting in the Gas and Go parking lot. Female is walking eastbound on the boulevard towards Robinson. Disposition: No further action required.

Bear Valley Police Department:

June 5, 2014

9:40 a.m. Extra patrol, occurred on Rollingoak Drive. Someone has been stealing sand from the volley ball court, possibly occurring in the evening. Disposition: Information only.

11:06 a.m. Sex registrant, occurred at Bear Valley Police Department on Bear Valley Road. Redue live scan. Disposition: Assignment completed.

3:47 p.m. Any civil problem, occurred on Sunland Way. Reporting party has roommates who did not pay rent. The rental agreement is in her name and she has placed all there roommate's stuff outside. Roommates are not there. Information only at this time hoping it can be handled civil between both parties. Reporting party will call back if needed. Disposition: Information only .

6:23 p.m. Extra patrol, occurred at Four Island Lake on Pinedale Drive. Juveniles climbing on the tents that are set up there for a wedding. Reporting party was thirdhand information. Disposition: Checks OK.

2:33 p.m. Snake. Occurred on Green Water Drive. Reporting of a snake in the front of the front yard. Disposition: Turn over to.

4:31 p.m. Battery report. Occurred on East "E" Street. Past occurrence, reporting party's son as battered on the school bus. Make contact at the residence. Disposition: No further action required.

Kern County Sheriff's Department:

Between June 5 and the morning of June 6, the Kern County Sheriff's Office responded to nine calls for service, including malicious mischief at Keene Ranch, a suspicious person on Golden Hills Boulevard, shots heard on Banducci Road, and a fire call on Pellisier Road.

Stallion Springs: Nothing to report.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing to report.


Today: Sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 60. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 92. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Sunday night: Clear, with a low around 64. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.


• LIBRA will host a used book sale Saturday, June 7, and Sunday, June 8, at the Railroad Park. Donations of used books are sought for the sale, and can be made by calling 822-9113.

• The Main Street Farmers Market will start at Railroad Park on June 5 and will run every Thursday until Aug. 14, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

• Have a Heart will host its annual yard sale Friday and Saturday, June 6 and 7, with gates opening at 8 a.m., at 20901 La Barranca Ave.

• College Community Services — The Learning Center, located at 107 S. Mill St., Suite B, will be hosting Movie Day Wednesday, June 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. RSVP at least two days in advance of the event by calling 822-4639.

• The seventh annual Main Street Tehachapi Chili Cookoff will be held Downtown on Saturday, June 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 822-6519.

* Mountain Bible Church will be having a patio/yard sale on Friday and Saturday, June 13 and 14, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days, 630 Maple St., on the corner of Maple Street and Mountain View.

• College Community Services — The Learning Center, located at 107 S. Mill St., Suite B, will be hosting a BBQ and potluck event Wednesday, June 25, from noon to 2 p.m. Hamburgers and hotlines will be provided. Bring a dish to share with approximately 10 people. RSVP at least two days in advance of the event by calling 822-4639.

• Train Faire/Fun Day at the Depot, Saturday, June 14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• “110 in the Shade,” directed by Chris Morales, at BeeKay Theatre, at 7:30 p.m. Seats $18: buy online at

• Kickin’ Cancer in the Butt Run at Meadowbrook Park, Saturday, June 14, registration begins at 6 a.m., with race to begin at 7 a.m.

• Father’s Day BBQ at Souza Family Vineyard, Saturday, June 14, 1 to 4 p.m., cost is $20, reservations are required.


• Kern County Waste Management is holding its Toxic Round up at the Tehachapi Landfill, 12001 East Tehachapi Boulevard, on Saturday, June 7 from 9 a.m. to noon. Bring automotive fluids, batteries, flourescent light bulbs, household cleaners, paint, pesticides, pool chemicals and sharps. Transport no more than 15 gallons or 125 pounds per trip, keep waste seperated and away from passengers and maek sure they are properly labeled and secured. For more information, call KCWM at 1-800-552-KERN.

• The Golden Hills Community Services District board of directors will have a special meeting from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 7 at 21415 Reeves St.

• Lisa Kroese will give a presentation and answer questions on the topic of "What will we do with all of our stuff?" The public is invited and the June 5 meeting will be at the Senior Center, located at 500 E. "F" St., beginning at 6:30 p.m.

• The Tehachapi Unified School District’s regular board meeting will be held Tuesday, June 10, at 6 p.m., at Claude L. Wells Education Center, located at 300 S. Robinson St.

• Join the Tehachapi area Boy Scouts of America for a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Friday, June 13, at 5 p.m.


Rolland Moore, 1923-2014

The next News@Noon will be published on June 9, 2014.

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