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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:
June 19, 2014
12:38 a.m. Assist other agencies. Occurred on Woodford/Tehachapi Road. Battery occurring with a brother hitting the father. One unit in the area awaiting a back, suspect involved is possible, priors for possession of firearm. Disposition: Assisted.
8 a.m. Peace disturbance, verbal. Occurred at Mobile Estates Park on South Dennison Road. Reporting party stated male subject who has been on a rampage for seven days, no weapons, under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Disposition: Checks ok.
9 a.m. Welfare check request. Occurred on South Pauley Street. See the woman. Disposition: No further action required.
9:15 a.m. Found property. Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department. Counter. Disposition: Turn over to.
9:35 a.m. Peace disturbance, verbal. Occurred at Mobile Estates Park on South Dennison Road. Has returned to the house and is yelling at reporting party's elderly mother, under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Reporting party is not there, on her way back from mojave, no known weapons. Disposition: Warning (Cite/Verbal).
10:30 a.m. Keep the peace. Occurred on S Pauley Street. Keep the peace with ex, to pick up child at 10:45 a.m. Disposition: Assignment completed.
1:43 p.m. Out for investigation. Officer initiated activity at Miller Lane. Disposition: Checks ok.
2:11 p.m. Petty theft less than $400. Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department. Known suspect stole a bottle of alcohol. Disposition: Advised.
3:27 p.m. Auto accident, no injuries. Occurred at Love's Truck Stop. Disposition: Report taken.
4:30 p.m. Follow up. Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department. Disposition: Assisted.
4:48 p.m. Police 9-1-1 call. Occurred on Highway 58. Cellular call: Eastbound reckless driver at mile marker 142. Disposition: Turn over to CHP.
5:27 p.m. Suspicious circumstances. Occurred on Valley Boulevard. Contact. Disposition: No criminal activity.
7:07 p.m. Peace disturbance, music. Occurred on East "J" Street. Loud music coming from a vehicle parked in front of the house across from the address. Ongoing issue. Disposition: Advised.
7:11 p.m. Flag down. Officer initiated activity at Chaparral Lane/South Green Street. Disposition: Unable to locate.
7:21 p.m. Suspicious circumstances. Officer initiated activity at South Curry Street. Open door. Disposition: Checks ok.
8:25 p.m. Police 9-1-1 call. Occurred on West "C" Street. Five male juveniles on the roof of the building on skateboards. Disposition: Unable to locate.
8:38 p.m. Police 9-1-1 call. Occurred at Pioneer Park on West "I" Street. Cellular call: Four boys and two girls playing with knives, possibly two hispanic and one blond. Disposition: Unable to locate.
9:30 p.m. Suspicious Circumstances. Occurred at Family Dollar, Inc. Red gas can with black tube. Disposition: No criminal activity.
10:38 p.m. Animal call. Officer initiated activity at Alder Avenue/Clasico Drive. Two medium-sized cougars in the area. Disposition: Information only.
10:51 p.m. Disturbing the peace. Occurred on Cherry Lane. Loud party with underage drinking. Disposition: Advised.
11:07 p.m. Disturbing the peace. Occurred at South Dennison Road/Georgia Street. Cellular 9-1-1 call: Group of five teens in the area occupying a white car causing dogs to bark in the neighborhood. Some of the juveniles appear to be hiding in the bushes. Disposition: Unable to locate.
Bear Valley Police Department:
June 19, 2014
10:30 a.m. Fire, occurred on Willow Pass Drive. Fire in garage, reporting party in home and mother in wheelchair. Transferred caller to fire. Disposition: Assisted.
3:42 p.m. Suspicious activity, occurred on Cumberland Road. Vacant lot past Ridgeview next to the old Brock property. Two juveniles with a rifle or pellet gun and hunting squirrels. Disposition: Advised.
3:55 p.m. Traffic stop, officer initiated activity at Cumberland Road/Skyline Drive. Disposition: Arrest made.
6:42 p.m. Traffic hazard, occurred on Greenwater Drive. Car below deer trail on Greenwater, gray sedan parked sticking into the roadway. Disposition: Advised.
7:02 p.m. Hazardous materials, occurred at Bear Valley Road/Cummings Valley Road. Reporting party states an ATT van with ladders on top was leaving Bear Valley and the driver threw out a cigarette. No fire was started but reporting party was concerned for the fire hazard. Disposition: Information only.
8:14 p.m. Suspicious activity, occurred on Dart Drive. Requesting officer advice/counsel for suspicious persons in the area earlier today. Disposition: Advised.
9:08 p.m. Vicious, barking, bite, etc, occurred at South Lower Valley Road/Sunland WayBarking dog in the area of South Lower Valley and Sunland Way. . Disposition: No further action required.
10:51 p.m. Disturbing the peace, occurred on Cherry Lane. Loud party with underage drinking. Disposition: Advised.
Kern County Sheriff's Department: Between June 19 and the morning of June 20, Kern County Sheriff's Office responded to 28 calls for service, including a burglary investigation on Valley Boulevard, see the woman on Cross Way, keep the peace on Lookout Place, stolen vehicle investigation on Eagle Way, stolen vehicle investigation on Old Town Road, battery on Park Road, ambulance request on Valley Boulevard, peace disturbance on Golden Hills Boulevard, malicious mischief on Apache Street, dead body on Fontana Street, suspicious person on Golden Hills Boulevard, off bhighway vehicle disturbance on Crest Drive, found property on Madre Street, supplimental information on Park Road, peace disturbance on Westwood Boulevard, and a search and rescue at an undisclosed location.
California Highway Patrol: Nothing to report.
Today: Sunny, with a high near 87. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 88. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
• The National Association Of Active And Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will meet on Saturday, June 21 at Kelseys restaurant, located at 110 W. Tehachapi Blvd., at 1 p.m. All federal employees, retirees and friends are invited to attend. Come early and have lunch with the group.
NARF meets the third Saturday of each month. For more information, call Royal Mink at 821-1015.
• VBSkid.org, where Jesus is always online is the theme of this year’s Vacation Bible School program at Good Shepherd Lutheran. The McAvoy family from Arizona will lead VBS with their high energy fun. VBS will run June 23 through 27 from 9 to 11:30 a.m., for ages kindergarten through 6th grade. Good Shepherd is located at 329 S. Mill St. For preregistration and more information contact Melissa Zehr at 823-1358.
•The Bear Valley Springs Cultural Arts Association will present Bear Valley’s own Dan Bronson in a lecture entitled "Chasing the Rainbow." This lecture will take place on Saturday, June 28, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., at the Equestrian Center in Bear Valley. Refreshments will be served, but reservations are required. Call Jeanette at 972-2344 or Nilly at 821-1587 for reservations and gate passes by June 18.
• 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.
• Stallion Springs Community Services District meets June 24 at 6 p.m. at 27800 Stallion Springs Drive.
• Second public workshop for Golden Hills sanitation customers will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., June 23, at the Golden Highlands Clubhouse, 21276 White Pine Drive.
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