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News@Noon for May 9, 2013

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for May 9, 2013:

The latest news -  This Saturday, May 11 the United States Postal Service wiil be collecting and delivering more than mail. Postal carriers will also pick up non-perishable food donations left at mailboxes as they visit every home in the nation for their annual "Stamp Out Hunger" campaign. For more CLICK HERE. AND....a local teen driver was arrested following a rollover accident that injured five. The accident occured on April 28, but information was delayed due to email issues. CLICK HERE for the story.

Stories recently posted to our website that may interest you:

• Special heritage train engine passes through Tehachapi

• Postal Service Letter Carriers 'Stamp Out Hunger' May 11

Don't miss the news and feature stories in this week's Tehachapi News — available in stores and coin machines around town or CLICK HERE to subscribe.


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.

Tehachapi Police Department: 

08:40 WELFARE CHECK REQUEST Occurred on Brett Avenue, Elderly lady with history of seizures is not answering door. Reporting party standing by in a dark gray Chevy Tahoe. Disposition: No Further Action Required

09:57 PARKED VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at South Green Street, Parked vehicle with open trunk. Disposition: No Further Action Required .

10:22 BICYCLIST Officer initiated activity at West “F” Street/South Mill Street, West of Mill. Disposition: Warning (Cite/Verbal).

11:27 BURGLARY; INHABITED Officer initiated activity at Wasco Inc., Goodrick Drive, Disposition: Assignment Completed.

11:54 WELFARE CHECK REQUEST Occurred at Mount Aire Estates on South Dennison Road. Meals on Wheels reporting 93 year old not answering the door for delivery. Disposition: Checks Ok.

12:35 SUSPICIOUS PERSON Occurred on West “J” Street, Stated there was a gray haired white male subject shooting a pellet gun, subject was standing outside a white 4 Runner type suv, subject was possibly shooting gophers. Disposition: No Criminal Activity.

12:46 ASSAULT Occurred at Airstreams on Murdoc. Cellular 911 Call: Female broke a window at the location and is hitting her ex boyfriend. Disposition: Report taken

13:23 ANY CIVIL PROBLEM Occurred on Aspen Drive Cellular 911 Call: Reporting parties landlord attempting to get rent from the reporting party, Apartment was condemned by the city. Disposition: Advised.

13:27 WELFARE CHECK REQUEST Occurred at West “F” Street/South Mill Street, Older blue BMW, two children approximately 1 1/2 years old inside the vehicle, female driver got out and left while on telephone. Disposition: No Further Action Required .

13:57 DISTURBING THE PEACE Occurred at Cherry Lane/Beech Street, 8-10 juveniles, one subject wearing tan slacks vs another in brown slacks, one subject filming is with several more watching. Disposition: Advised.

14:04 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Occurred on Valley Boulevard, White male adult wearing a gray sweatshirt driving a black pick up with bike in the back, Last seen east bound on Valley from Taco Bell, Reporting party stated she witnessed the subject get the bike out of the bed of the truck, ride to an unknown location with a baggie containing a white powdery substance then return to the truck and drive away. Disposition: Unable to Locate.

14:13 PARKED VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at East “J” Street. Disposition: 72 Hour Notice

14:28 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at South Snyder Ave., Several juveniles throwing objects into street. Disposition: Advised.

14:45 ABANDONED VEHICLE Occurred at Starbucks Coffee on Tucker Road. Has been parked in the lot for 12 weeks. Disposition: Advised.

15:38 PETTY THEFT LESS THAN $400 Occurred at Circle K 10 on East Tehachapi Boulevard. Male ran off with the reporting parties skateboard while he left it outside the store. Suspect is Hispanic male adult approx. 18 years old last seen wearing "mikona boots" brown shirt, camel pants, spiked gauges in his ears and a black backwards hat. Last seen on foot east bound through an alley behind Circle K. Skateboard is red board with green wheels. Disposition: Report Taken.

16:12 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at South Curry Street/West Valley Boulevard, Disposition: Moving Violation Citation

18:35 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at Union Pacific Building, North Green Street/East “H” Street, Disposition: Checks Ok.

18:47 RECKLESS DRIVING Occurred at Fast Trip on Tucker Road. White Ford, erratic driving. Disposition: Checks Ok.

19:01 VICIOUS, BARKING, BITE, ETC. Occurred at Jacobsen Middle School on Anita Drive. Officer was flagged down, RE: Missing dog last seen in the area of Jacobsen Middle School Older overweight female yellow lab. Disposition: Information Only .

19:22 PETTY THEFT LESS THAN $400 Occurred at Home Depot on North Mill Street.Theft occurred 15 minutes ago. Subjects left with unpaid items including a black/blue drill set Makita witnessed by a patron. Black Ford Ranger last seen south bound on North Mill toward the tracks. Disposition: Report Taken.

21:00 PARKED VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at Monolith Street. Made contact with parked vehicle parked in red zone awaiting help for oil spill. Disposition: Information Only .

21:04 SUSPICIOUS PERSON Occurred on Brett Avenue. One hour ago, male who lives down the street came by in his truck and yelled at her children while they were playing at the corner of Dennison/Brett. multiple neighbors were upset about this male subject and one female came outside with a bat to confront him. Disposition: Unable to Locate.

22:01 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at North Green Street. Disposition: Non Moving Citation.

23:53 BICYCLIST Officer initiated activity at South Curry Street/West “E” Street. Disposition: Warning

23:58 DISTURBING THE PEACE Occurred at The Village Apartments on North Mill Street. Cellular E911 Call: M vs F, male pulled female down by her hair near bldg 4. no weapons seen, female Last seen heading towards H St. both parties are still disturbing the peace. Disposition: No Criminal Activity.

00:45 OPEN DOOR/WINDOW Officer initiated activity at Airport, North Hayes Street, Open hanger door, Disposition: Checks Ok.

03:43 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at Love's Truck Stop, East Tehachapi Boulevard. Disposition: Non Moving Citation.

Bear Valley Police Department: Nothing to report

California Highway Patrol: Nothing to report

Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation:


16:00 GRAND THEFT:FIREARM RESIDENCE/HOME 19400 Block Cherry Lane. Disposition: Report taken

17:45 BURGLARY FROM VEHICLE 21100 Block of Santa Barbara Drive. Disposition: Report taken

Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing to report


The National Weather Service in Hanford provides the following forecast for the Tehachapi area:

This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers  and thunderstorms before 9 a.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

The remainder of the week forecasted to be sunny and dry, just in time for Mother's Day.


'The Beatles Slept Here,' at THS, May 9, through 11

Mother's Day plant sale supports scholarship

Second low cost animal clinic comes to Tehachapi

Check out the latest edition of The Weekender, our newly-redesigned Lifestyle & Entertainment Guide HERE


The Tehachapi Unified School District Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, May 14, at 6 p.m. at the Claude L. Wells Education Center, 300 S. Robinson St.


Baseball -- Varsity/Jayvee vs. Foothill at Garces today. Freshmen vs. Garces at home today. Games start at 4 p.m.

Softball -- Varsity/Jayvee at Garces today. Games start at 4 p.m.

Swimming -- Varsity at SEYL Championships on Saturday, May 11, at Bakersfield College at 9 a.m.

Track and Field -- Varsity at the South Area Championships today at Liberty-Bakersfield.

Boys Tennis -- Varsity at CIF Division II Section Playoffs today, May 9.


• Dorine Lunceford

The next NOON NEWS will be published at noon on Friday, May 10.

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