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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Sept. 24, 2013:
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PUBLIC SAFETY REPORT
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:
Sept. 23, 2013
12:12 p.m. Vicious, barking, bite, etc., call on Bartlett Street near Tompkins Elementary School. Dog is tied to a posted speed limit sign; appears to have just been left and is getting tangled up. Disposition: Turned over to animal control.
1:33 p.m. Petty theft report at business on West Tehachapi Boulevard. Citizen arrested female for shoplifting. Disposition: Arrest made.
2:47 p.m. Drunk in public: officer initiated activity at South Snyder Avenue/East "D" Street. Disposition: Arrest made.
6:32 p.m. Warrant service at South Mill Street/Ash Way. Disposition: Arrest made.
7:28 p.m. Driver's license suspended/revoked. Disposition: Arrest made.
Sept. 24, 2013
3:38 a.m. Traffic stop at Aspen Drive. Disposition: Arrest made.
10:45 a.m. Missing juvenile report from Contrada Lane. Subject was just released from hospital last night for drug use, left this morning on foot. White male juvenile, 6 feet, blond hair, hazel eyes, wearing a dark shirt, plaid shorts, black shoes and carrying a backpack. Unknown which direction he headed. Age is 17. NOTE: No disposition stated.
Bear Valley Springs Police Department:
Sept. 24, 2013
3:26 p.m. Property damage occurred at Bear Valley Road and San Juan Drive. Reporting party hit deer, wants to speak to officer regarding damage to his vehicle. Deer is out of the roadway, but injured. Assignment completed.
7:12 p.m. Property damage occurred at Bear Valley Road and Rowel Court. Dead deer in roadway. . Report taken.
Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation: Nothing reported.
Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.
California Highway Patrol: Nothing reported.
The National Weather Service in Hanford provides the following forecast for the Tehachapi area:
This afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday: Areas of blowing dust after 11am. Sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday night: Areas of blowing dust. Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
The rest of the week looks to be much the same: Highs in the 70s but lows will reach the 30s later in the week. No rain is forecasted, but a chance of blowing dust is expected on Wednesday. A hazardous weather outlook is in effect, as well as a wind advistory; read the warnings HERE and HERE.
Check out the latest edition of The Weekender, our newly-redesigned Lifestyle & Entertainment Guide HERE
• Trustees of the Tehachapi Unified School District will meet at 6 tonight at the Claude L. Wells Education Center, 300 S. Robinson St.
• The Kern County Local Agency Formation Commission will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 25, to decide if it will reverse its prior decesion to allow the Golden Hills CSD power over its solid waste management collection. The meeting will be held in the Kern County Board of Supervisors chambers, 1115 Truxtun Ave., in Bakersfield.
• The next Airport Commission meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 8 at the Pilot's Lounge, 314 N. Hayes St.
MOUNTAIN SPORTS THIS WEEK
Football – Bye this week. Homecoming is next Friday night, Oct.4, against West-Bakersfield.
Volleyball – Varsity/JV/frosh-soph vs. Frazier Mountain at home on tonight. First serve is 6:30 p.m. (varsity), 5 p.m. (JV) and 4 p.m. (frosh-soph).
Cross Country – Varsity/JV at McFarland on Saturday, Sept. 28.
Girls Golf – Varsity at Buena Vista Golf Course for SEYL Tournament next Monday, Sept. 30. Tee off is at 2 p.m.
Girls Tennis – Varsity (home) and JV (away) on Tuesday, Sept. 24 vs. Foothill and varsity (away) and JV (home) on Thursday, Sept. 26, vs. Garces. Matches start at 3:30 p.m.
LATEST OBITUARIES & DEATH NOTICES
None since Friday's News@Noon.
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