News at Noon

Friday, Jun 13 2014 11:53 AM

News@Noon for June 13, 2014:

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for June 13, 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 11, 2014

2:36 a.m. Sexual assault, occurred on South Curry Street. 21-year-old male (known suspect), no medical attention required. Disturbing party fled possibly in a purple Jeep Cherokee with soft top/older model. Disposition: Assignment completed.

3:35 a.m. Follow up. Occurred on Campo Court. States his girlfriend's stolen phone was just turned on at that location. Disposition: Information only.

7:57 a.m. Warrant service, officer initiated activity at Beech Street. Disposition: Assignment completed.

11:31 a.m. Auto accident, minor injuries. Occurred on Highline Road. Courtesy report. Disposition: Report taken.

11:46 a.m. Disturbing the peace. Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on West "C" Street. Counter- Disturbance between female and male. Male half is at police department requesting keep the peace to retrieve items from the house. Disposition: No further action required.

12:43 p.m. Accident with no details. Occurred at Tehachapi Hospital on West "E" Street. Female in the ER stating she was hit by a car on Pauly Street last night while riding her bike. she did not report it. Disposition: Report taken.

12:44 p.m. Burglary, inhabited. Occurred on North Curry Street. Cellular 9-1-1 Call: Two females on hoping the fence and heard breaking noises. Disposition: Non moving citation.

2:41 p.m. Found property. Occurred on West "J" Street. Found a mason jar half full, possibly contains marijuana. Disposition: Report taken.

3:21 p.m. Welfare request check, occurred at VFW Tehachapi Mt. Post on West Tehachapi Boulevard. Report of a female sitting on the bench across the street screaming and yelling, possible crazy, white female with black hair wearing beige shirt. Disposition: Checks OK.

3:42 p.m. Vandalism against another, occurred on East "F" Street. Just occurred, vandalism juveniles threw stuff on the tables, threw sodas at the door, cursed at owners, eight juveniles on bikes and skateboards all wearing black T-shirts and baseball caps, Disposition: Report taken.

5:15 p.m. Traffic hazard. Occurred at Love's Truck Stop on East Tehachapi Boulevard. West bound lane semi blocking traffic. Disposition: Assignment completed.

5:16 p.m. Traffic stop. Occurred at Save Mart on Tucker Road. Road rage occurred between reporting party and Mazda grey car. Disturbing party was observed talking on cell phone and obscene gestures. Disposition: Checks OK.

6:39 p.m. Trespassing. Occurred on Kelton Street. Malicious mischief to a vacant house. Neighbor heard glass break, possibly the next door neighbor children maliciousiously mischiefed the house. Disturbing parties live at Kelton, three juveniles, one female and two males. Disposition: Information only.

7:47 p.m. Reckless driving, occurred at South Snyder Avenue/Anita Drive. Secondhand info given, on Synder, primered sedan and white pick up truck were driving on the wrong side of the road. Disposition: Information only.

8:43 p.m. Suspicious person. Occurred at St Malachys Church on South Mill Street/West "D" Street. Hispanic male, 5'7", short hair, wearing all dark clothing, was seen loitering in the church parking lot, and is now sitting at Mill/"D" Street. Disposition: Unable to locate.

June 12, 2014

12:28 a.m. Disturbing the peace. Occurred at West "D" Street/South Pauley Street. Verbal, has been occurring for the last 15 minutes, yelling. Disposition: No further action required.

1:01 a.m. Disturbing the peace, occurred at Indian Creek Villas on Tucker Road. Loud subjects talking, laughing and banging on the walls. Disposition: Quiet on departure.

2:49 a.m. Vicious, barking, biting, etc. Occurred at Carroll Way/South Mill Street.
states the dogs have been barking since 9 a.m. this morning. Disposition: Unable to locate.

8:02 a.m. Petty theft report, occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East "F" Street. Counter Report. Disposition: Report taken.

9:42 a.m. Vandalism against property. Officer initiated activity at Maple Street/Mill Street. Profane graffiti on the sidewalk. Disposition: Assignment completed.

11:30 a.m. Fraud using personal information, occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on West "C" Street. Disposition: Report taken.

12:40 p.m. Traffic hazard, occurred at East Tehachapi Boulevard/South Dennison Road. Big rig blocking traffic. Disposition: Unable to locate.

12:49 p.m. Warrant service, officer initiated activity at West Sutter Street. Disposition: Arrest made.

3:30 p.m. Missing person, occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on West "C" Street. Missing juvenile, last seen at 10:30 a.m. Disposition: Report taken.

5:03 p.m. Missing person locate, occurred at Tehachapi Automotive on West Tehachapi Boulevard. Daughter has returned. Disposition: Assignment completed.

6:51 p.m. Welfare check request, occurred at Orchard Apartments on North Mill Street. Check the welfare on father. Disposition: Checks OK.

7:59 p.m. Suspicious person, occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East "F" Street. The old police station east side door is open. Disposition: Assignment completed.

8:03 p.m. Traffic hazard, occurred on West "D" Street. A tree branch has fallen to the roadway. Disposition: Turn over to.

11:31 p.m. Peace disturbance music, occurred on Valerie Lane. Loud party, possible underage drinking. Disposition: Advised.

Bear Valley Police Department:

June 11, 2014

10:14 a.m. 9-1-1 Hang up. Occurred at California Correctional Institution on Highway 202. CCI report an alarm going off, will check with watch commander. Disposition: Turn over to.

10:47 a.m. Vandalism against person or property of another, occurred at South Pauley Street/West Tehachapi Boulevard. Broken window on passer by vehicle. Disposition: Negative Contact.

12:05 p.m. 9-1-1 Hang up. Occurred at California Correctional Institution on Highway 202. Watch commander was contacted and will contact the responsible party. Disposition: Turn over to.

1:09 p.m. 9-1-1 Hang up. Occurred on El Rancho Drive. Cellular 9-1-1 Call: No voice contact, could hear voices in background, sounds like work in the background. Unable to call back. Disposition: Negative contact.

3:32 p.m. Bear Valley CSD ordinance. Occurred at Cumberland Road/Saddleback Drive. Male juvenile driving a mini bike driving up down the street, bike description with a yellow gas tank, driver is wearing a black helmet. Disposition: Unable to locate.

Kern County Sheriff's Department: Data unavailable at this time.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing to report.


Today: Sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Saturday; Sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.


• 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, Saturday, June 14, and Sunday, June 15, 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.


• 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.

• Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District meets June 17 at 5:30 p.m. at 490 West "D" Street.

• Stallion Springs Community Services District meets June 17 at 6 p.m. at 27800 Stallion Springs Drive.


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The next News@Noon will be published on June 16, 2014.

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