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Monday, Nov 18 2013 11:53 AM

News@Noon for Nov. 18, 2013

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Nov. 18, 2013:

The latest news - A 16-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle and killed in Mojave this morning while walking to school. READ the preliminary details.

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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:

Between Nov. 11 and Nov. 17, the Tehachapi Police Department handled 323 incidents. These included 48 traffic stops, 31 vehicle/pedestrian checks and 19 felony or misdemeanor arrests.

Felony arrests as follows:

Roberto Omar Horta, 25, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Alvo Delshon Stricklin, 38, was arrested on a felony parole hold.

A 15-year-old juvenile was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and being under the influence of a controlled substance.

Brian Rahmond Yearwood, 29, was arrested on a felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance.

Vito J. Spalliero, Jr., 26, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and a felony warrant for transportation of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for sales and an additional felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance.

Bear Valley Springs Police Department:

Nov. 17, 2013

3:46 p.m. Burglary report on Hart Drive. Theft of meds from home. Disposition: Assignment completed.

Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation:

Between Nov. 15 and the morning of Nov. 18, the Kern County Sheriff's Department responded to 40 incidents, including two burglary investigations, the first on Sycamore Drive in Golden Hills and the second on Tehachapi Willow Springs Road.

Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing reported.


This afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 59. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

A 20 percent chance of showers is forecasted for both Wednesday and Thursday, before skies clear to mostly sunny on Friday. Temperatures will peak in the 50s, while nighttime lows continue in the 30s.


TCT to present 'A Christmas Story' beginning Nov. 22

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* The next Tehachapi City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 18, 6 p.m., at the Claude L. Wells Education Center, 300 S. Robinson St.

• The Stallion Springs Community Service District Board of Directors is scheduled to meet Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m., at 27800 Stallion Springs Dr.

• The Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District's next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 5:30 p.m. and will be held at 490 W. "D" St.

• On Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m., the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District board of directors will meet at the Golden Hills Community Services District building, 21415 Reeves St.

• The Tehachapi Cummings County Water District will meet at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 22901 Banducci Road.

• The next meeting of the Golden Hills Community Services District board is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 21, at 6:30 p.m., at 21415 Reeves St.


Football — Varsity in CIF Division II Playoffs (Quarterfinals) this Friday at Garces HS (Sam Tobias Field – Bakersfield). Game will start at 7 p.m.

Volleyball – Varsity in CIF Division II Playoffs (Semifinals) this Tuesday at home against No. 3 Independence. Winner will face either No. 1 El Diamante / No. 5 Exeter this Thursday, Nov. 21 in the CIF Championship. Matches will start at 6:30 p.m.

Boys Basketball – Varsity / Jayvee vs. Paraclete-Lancaster at home next Monday, Nov. 25. Varsity will start at 6:30 p.m. and Jayvee will start at 4 p.m.


None since Friday's News@Noon.

The next News@Noon will be published at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 19.

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