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News @ Noon for Jan. 18, 2013

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The News@Noon is presented by the Tehachapi News at noon each weekday except for the following holidays: President's Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Today's News@Noon is sponsored by Marty Pay, Farmers Insurance

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

The Latest News — The big news of the day is that the Board of Directors of Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District awarded construction contracts last night (the project will cost more than $87 million). Read about it HERE.

Stories recently posted to our website that may interest you:

Firefighters rescue man stuck in rail car

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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.

Activity reported by the Tehachapi Police Dept.:

Tehachapi Police, from 8 a.m. on Jan. 17 through 8 a.m. on Jan. 18:

09:38 FOLLOW UP Officer initiated activity at W J St, Tehachapi. Attempting contact with 2nd half from earlier 242. Disposition: Arrest Made.
10:42 OPEN DOOR/WINDOW Occurred on Oakwood St, Tehachapi. (100 block.) open back door/screen door to the blue on blue house directly behind caller's residence. Disposition: Checks Ok.
11:03 DISTURBING THE PEACE Occurred at Jesus De Nazareth Thrift Store on N Green St., Tehachapi. Disposition: Arrest Made.
11:32  CITIZEN REQUESTED ASSISTANCE Occurred on Cherry Lane, Tehachapi. Caller stated his girlfriend who he has children with is threatening to take their personal belongings and not let him see the children. Disposition: Civil Problem.
11:37 BURGLARY; INHABITED Occurred on W E St, Tehachapi. Cellular E911 Call:2 subjects just attempted to burglary location. 1 white male thin, approximately 6 foot tall subject, 2 black males, left possibly west on foot
from E St.
11:45 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at E E St, Tehachapi.(100 block.) with 2 / possible matching suspect from prior inc. 025. Disposition: Checks Ok.
12:07 COUNTER AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East F St., Tehachapi. TICKET SIGN OFF. Disposition: Assignment Completed.
12:09 SCHOOL RESOURCE DUTY Officer initiated activity at Tompkins Elementary, S Curry St, Tehachapi. Disposition: Checks Ok.
12:52 VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION Occurred at Mountain Paint And Auto Body on N Green St. Tehachapi. Disposition: Assignment Completed.
12:57 AUTO ACCIDENT - NO INJURIES/PROPERTY Occurred at Hwy/Cummings Valley Rd, Tehachapi. Cellular E911 Call: NON INJURY T/C, SEMI BLOCKING Right of way, CHP ENRT. Disposition: Unable to Locate.
12:57 PARKED VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at Tompkins Elementary, S Curry St, Tehachapi. Disposition: Checks Ok.
13:21 SCHOOL RESOURCE DUTY Officer initiated activity at Tehachapi High School, S Dennison Rd, Tehachapi. Disposition: Checks Ok.
13:21 SCHOOL RESOURCE DUTY Officer initiated activity at Jacobsen Middle School, Anita Dr, Tehachapi. Disposition: Checks Ok.
13:28 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at S Snyder Av/Jacobson Ct, Tehachapi. Disposition: Non Moving Citation.
13:42 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at S Davis St, Tehachapi.W/ 2. Disposition: Arrest Made.
14:20 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at S Curry St/Welch Ct, Tehachapi.W/ 1. Disposition: Information Only
14:49 BURGLARY ALARM Occurred at Delgado Jewelry on Valley Blvd. Silent panic holdup. Disposition: False Alarm.
15:51 ASSIST OTHER AGENCIES Officer initiated activity at W I St, Tehachapi.(100 block.) W. MED. Disposition: Assisted.
15:54 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at W H St/N Curry St, Tehachapi.W/ 1. Disposition: Checks Ok.
16:11 BURGLARY; INHABITED Occurred on Clearview St, Tehachapi.
16:16 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at Kmart, W Tehachapi Blvd, Tehachapi. Disposition: Advised.
16:39 BURGLARY; INHABITED Occurred on Black Oak Dr, Tehachapi. I/P to tan corner house. gray truck (poss titan) with black rims in front of residence occupied by 3 subjects who got out of vehicle and attempted
entry into the house through the front window. No weapons seen. 3 Hispanic male adults in late 20s/ still in the residence at this time. Disposition: Checks
Ok.
17:00 VICIOUS, BARKING, BITE, ETC. Occurred at Central Park on East D St., Tehachapi. Caller states a red nose pit with owners (off leash) male and female and was chasing children at the park. Unable to Locate.
17:03 STOLEN VEHICLE Occurred on West E St, Tehachapi. Caller's uncle has his car stolen however a report wasn't taken at the time due to car not being in his name yet. r/o on file has since gotten a letter
stating the vehicle is in impound. Disposition: Civil Problem.
19:16 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at Aspen Dr/Linden Ct, Tehachapi. Disposition: Checks Ok.
22:20 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at Valley Blvd/Sierra
Vista Dr, Tehachapi.    Disposition: Warning (Cite/Verbal).
22:46 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at Taco Bell, Valley Blvd, Tehachapi. Disposition: Moving Violation Citation.
00:18 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at E I St/N Green St, Tehachapi. Disposition: Moving Violation Citation.
00:51 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at East E St, Tehachapi. (100 block.) Disposition: Non Moving Citation.
06:43 MISSING PERSON Occurred on Tanglewood Dr, Tehachapi white female, age 17. Disposition: Report Taken.
07:37 SCHOOL RESOURCE DUTY Officer initiated activity at Jacobsen schools, Tehachapi. Disposition: Assignment Completed.
07:44 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at E Valley Blvd/Dennison Rd, Tehachapi. Disposition: Warning
08:52 MISSING PERSON LOCATE  Occurred on Tanglewood Dr, Tehachap. Missing person has just returned home.
08:57 WELFARE CHECK REQUEST Occurred on Cherry Lane, Tehachap. DRIVER IS OFF ROUTE/ DRIVER not reported in. Disposition: Checks Ok.
09:04 COUNTER AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East F St. , Tehachapi. Harassment.

Bear Valley Police Dept.:
06:45 Traffic Accident Bear Valley Road

Kern County Sheriff No report

Stallion Springs Police Department  No report

California Highway Patrol: No Report

WEATHER FORECAST

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

• This afternoon, sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
• Tonight Clear, with a low around 35. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
• Saturday Sunny, with a high near 56. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
• Saturday Night Clear, with a low around 35. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
• Sunday Sunny, with a high near 57. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
• Sunday Night Clear, with a low around 35. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
• Martin Luthern King Day (Monday) Sunny, with a high near 57. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
• Monday Night Clear, with a low around 37. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
 

CIVIC CALENDAR

Tehachapi City Council meeting originally set for Monday, Jan. 21,  has been moved to Tuesday, Jan. 22,
due to the Martin Luther King Day holiday.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Almost, Maine opens Friday, Jan. 18, at the Beekay Theatre.

Blue Mustard returns to Fiddlers Crossing on Jan. 18

Tickets on sale for Feb. 9 Wine and Chocolate Tasting

MOUNTAIN SPORTS THIS WEEK

Boys Basketball — Varsity/Jayvee/Frosh at Highland today. Games start at 4 p.m., 5:15 p.m. and 7 p.m.
 
Girls Basketball — Varsity/Jayvee/Frosh vs. East vs. Highland at home today. Games start at 4 p.m., 5:15 p.m. and 7 p.m.
 
Boys Soccer — Varsity/Jayvee vs. North at Foothill today. Games start at 4:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.
 
Girls Soccer — Varsity/Jayvee at North vs. Foothill at home today. Games start at 4:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

Latest obituaries and death notices:

Edward D. Alford

Lucy Oliver Schmidt

An obituary for Randall Rex Farrell was received just before the News@Noon was published and will be posted to our website later this afternoon.

The next NOON NEWS will be published at noon on Monday, Jan. 21.

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