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Tuesday, Jun 10 2014 11:53 AM

News@Noon for June 10, 2014

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for June 10, 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 9, 2014

12:12 a.m. Suspicious circumstances, occurred on Enterprise Way.) Pickup with flashers on near All Valley Towing. Disposition: Arrest made. Under the influence.

9:10 a.m. Traffic hazard, officer initiated activity at Tucker Road. Semi truck blocking roadway. Disposition: Assignment completed.

11:06 a.m. Welfare check request, occurred on Oakwood Street. Check the welfare on the female next to her mother's house. Disposition: No criminal activity.

2:12 p.m. Drunk in public, occurred at Railroad Park. Two white male subjects 60-years-old drinking in the park. Disposition: Unable to locate.

2:25 p.m. Pedestrian check, officer initiated activity at Centennial Plaza, South Green Street. Disposition: Arrest made for narcotics.

4:21 p.m. Abandoned vehicle, occurred on East "F" Street. Grey van has been parked approximately 12 days and has expired tags (yellow) from 2010. Plate number unavailable. Disposition: Assignment completed.

4:42 p.m. Animal call, occurred at Coy Burnett Field on East Tehachapi Boulevard. Two lone  white sheep between the tracks and the depot. Disposition: No further action required.

5:21 p.m. Peace disturbance music, occurred on East "D" Street. Loud music. Disposition: No further action required .

5:32 p.m. Drunk in public, occurred at Railroad Park. Reporting party stating a white male,  on the bench right under the water tower at Railroad Park.  Disposition: No further action required.

5:39 p.m. Peace disturbance music, occurred at South Robinson Street/East "D" Street. Loud music in the alleyway behind Green/Robinson. Disposition: Advised.

5:41 p.m. Citizen requested assistance, occurred at Tehachapi Boulevard. Female needing medical assistance. Disposition: Assisted.

7:03 p.m.  Vicious, barking, biting, etc., officer initiated activity at, South Curry Street. Possibly dog locked inside a vehicle. Disposition: Unable to locate.

7:30 p.m. Disturbing the peace, occurred on Aspen Drive. Past occurred, conflict with neighbor over loud music. Reporting party is requesting officer contact. Disposition: Advised.

7:38 p.m. Citizen requested assistance, occurred on Allen Court. Requesting officer contact regarding barking dog issue and possible harassment by neighbor. Disposition: Report taken.

8:33 p.m.  Health and Safety, occurred on Black Oak Drive.Three males  smoking marijuana in front of the residence at the corner of Pine/Black Oak. Disposition: Unable to locate.

8:56 p.m.    Vicious, barking, biting, etc., occurred on Appaloosa Court. Requesting officer contact for ongoing problem with neighbor's dog, part wolf/shepherd. Disturbing party's dog has now left the area. Disposition: Turn over to Animal Control.

9:04 p.m. Any civil problem, occurred on Hickory Avenue. Requesting officer contact for possible civil, wanting to remove female from residence. Disposition: Civil problem.

9:04 p.m. Hazardous material, occurred at North Mill Street/West "H" Street. Possible chemical spill in the area of the tracks. Disposition: No further action required. Unfounded.

9:36 p.m. Burglary report, occurred at The Village Apartments on North Mill Street. Past occurred within the last week, various items taken from the home, approximately $500 worth. Disposition: Report taken.

10:10 p.m. Suspicious circumstances, occurred on South Snyder Avenue. Reporting party is advising that all the power appears to be out at the high school and hears banging coming from inside the school. Reporting party is across the street and states he has power. Disposition: Checks OK.

10:26 p.m. Peace disturbance music, occurred at Sierra Vista Apartments on Cherry Lane. Continuous loud music coming from complex next door.  Unknown exact location. Disposition: Information only.

10:50 p.m. Citizen requested assistance, occurred at Tehachapi Hospital on West "E" Street. Patient is requesting officer contact regarding her vehicle parked at the hospital. Disposition: Information only.

11:56 p.m. Suspicious circumstances, occurred on North Mill Street. Suspicious male occupying a small older model sedan (blue or purple). White male adult, 28 years of age, blond hair, sitting rear facing in the front seat. Disposition: Information only, unable to locate.

Bear Valley Police Department:

June 8, 2014

2:28 a.m. Suspicious person, occurred on Pinedale Drive. A male juvenile came to reporting party door asking for help and advised he was stranded. Reporting party asked the subject to go wait on the corner of the street. Reporting party never saw the subject and was unable to provide any further info. . Disposition: Assisted.

9:35 a.m. Citizen requested assistance, occurred on Martingale Way. Requesting counsel by phone. Domestic dispute, caller’s husband has locked her out of the house. Disposition: Advised.

11:09 a.m. Citizen requested assistance, occurred on Cumberland Road. Runner is running toward Cub Lake passing Dart, and is feeling light headed. Disposition: Assisted.

2:08 p.m. Vicious, barking, biting, etc., occurred on Allen Court. Dog has been barking for hours. Dog has been barking night and day. Disposition: No further action required.

7:57 p.m. Traffic hazard, occurred on Surrey Way. Injured deer was hit by an older model Ford pickup, brown in color. Vehicle is now headed toward the gate. Disposition: No further action required.

8:59 p.m. Citizen requested assistance, occurred on Crystal Lake Lane. Reporting party would like to speak to an officer regarding his residence and vehicle being egged. Disposition: Assignment completed.

June 9, 2014

9:48 a.m. Animal call, occurred on Lakeview Drive. A distressed deer possibly hit by a car. Disposition: No further action required.

11:12 a.m. Animal call, occurred at Paramount on Paramount Drive. Large bear sighting. Disposition: Information only.

1:14 p.m. Shots fired/heard, occurred at on Knight Court. Two shots heard in the area-appeared to be coming between Knight Court and Timberline. Disposition: Unable to locate.

3:02 p.m. Bear Valley ordinance violation, occurred at Cub Lake on Bear Valley Road. Four juveniles riding their bike on the horse trail. Disposition: Unable to locate.

3:10 p.m. Vicious, barking, biting, etc., occurred on Allen Court. Barking dog, dog has been barking all day. Disposition: Situation resolved.

4:32 p.m. Citizen requested assistance, occurred on Arrow Court. Elderly female's vehicle broke down and is now walking in traffic east of the gate in the westbound lane. Disposition: Assignment completed.

4:37 p.m. Unauthorized use of personal information, occurred at Bear Valley Police Department on Bear Valley Road. Disposition: Report taken.

5:40 p.m.   Police 9-1-1, occurred at Bear Valley Road/Serra Place. Cellular 9-1-1 Call: Two males heard in the background talking to each other. Disposition: Unable to locate.

5:59 p.m. Police 9-1-1, occurred at Jamaica Dunes Drive/Lower Valley Road, In progress attempt burglary. Green house at Jamaica Dunes/ Lower Valley. Disposition: Checks OK.

7:13 p.m. Disturbing the peace, occurred on Dart Drive. Male versus female, neighbor can hear verbal argument. House is grey/white, house is on the left of the informant. Disposition: Arrest made.

7:38 p.m. Citizen requested arrest, occurred on Allen Court. Requesting officer contact regarding barking dog issue and possible harassment by neighbor. Disposition: Report taken.

June 10, 2014

2:32 a.m. Burglary inhabited, occurred on Rollingoak Drive. Possible attempt burglary to the vehicle parked in the driveway. Car door doesn't lock fully. No subjects seen, heard alarm sound only. Disposition: Checks OK.

4:17 a.m. Citizen requested assistance, occurred on Bear Valley Road.  States her daughter was at a party involving 15-20 teens (approximately 15 years of age) all have been drinking. Would like contact and counsel for her daughter. Disposition: Report Taken.

Kern County Sheriff's Department:

Between June 9 and the morning of June 10, the Kern County Sheriff's Office responded to 23 calls for service, including an fraud investigation using personal information on Mariposa Road, a 9-1-1 call on Bailey Road, a suspicious person on Golden Hills Boulevard, a criminal threat investigation on Highline Road, a disturbance of the peace on Griffin Street/Valley Boulevard, a resisting arrest incident on Old Town Road, and a warrant contact on Golden Hills Boulevard.Stallion Springs: Nothing to report.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing to report.


Today: Sunny, with a high near 89. Light west northwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. West northwest wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 54. West wind 10 to 15 mph.


• The Main Street Farmers Market is on June 12 and will run every Thursday until Aug. 14, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

• 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.


• Bear Valley Community Services District will its regular board meeting at 6 p.m. on June 12 at the same location.

• The Tehachapi Unified School District’s regular board meeting has been replaced by a special board meeting held Tuesday, June 10, at 6 p.m., at Claude L. Wells Education Center, located at 300 S. Robinson St. A special meeting has been called for 1 p.m. on Wednesday June 11 to discuss request for proposals of and interview for selected legal services.

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

• Techachapi City Council meets Monday, June 16 at 6 p.m. at Claude L. Wells Education Center, located at 300 S. Robinson St.


No new obituaries today.

The next News@Noon will be published on June 11, 2014.

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