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News@Noon for June 24, 2014:

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for June 24, 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:

Monday, June 23

1:25 a.m. Assist other agencies, occurred at North Green Street/East "H" Street.  Disposition: Arrest Made.

2:13 a.m. Disturbing the peace, occurred on North Robinson Street. Resident is out in the street yelling and throwing rocks. Subject appears to be under the influence. Disposition: Arrest made.

2:28 a.m. Burglary inhabited, officer initiated activity at Enterprise Way. Subject was going through a vehicle. Disposition: Unable to locate.

7:58 a.m. Disturbing the peace, occurred on North Mojave Street. Peace disturbance in progress, advised two subjects.  Disposition: Assignment completed.

10:21 a.m. Vandalism report, occurred on West "F" Street. Vandalism to vehicle overnight. Disposition: Assignment completed.

10:27 a.m.  Police 9-1-1, occurred at South Dennison Road/Highline Road. Cellular 9-1-1 Call: Disposition: Checks OK.

10:49 a.m.  Warrant service, occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East "F" Street. Disposition: Arrest made.

10:58 a.m. Warrant service, officer initiated activity at West "J: Street. Disposition: Information only .

12:06 p.m. Out for investigation, officer initiated activity at Four Seasons Trailer Park, West "J" Street. Open door  vacant space. Disposition: Checks OK.

12:25 p.m. Out for investigation,  officer initiated activity at North Curry Street. Board has been removed that was placed by city.  Disposition: Checks OK.

12:59 p.m. Disturbing the peace, occurred on East "I" Street. Reporting party can hear fighting across the street, unknown if physical or verbal only. Disposition: No further action required .

2:21 p.m. Hit and run property, occurred at Amber Oak Storage on West Tehachapi Boulevard. Trailer was hit. Disposition: Unfounded.

3:06 p.m. Missing juvenile report, occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on West "C" Street.  Counter, missing person, 16 year-old- granddaughter. Last seen thursday June 19, 2014. Disposition: Report taken.

3:48 p.m. Missing juvenile report, officer initiated activity at Tehachapi Police Department, West "C" Street. Counter.  Disposition: Report taken.

4:49  p.m. Grand theft report, occurred on West Tehachapi Boulevard. Over $1,000 worth of tools.  Disposition: Report taken.

4:50 p.m. Warrant service, occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on West "C" Street. Serve for a felony warrant. Disposition: Report taken.

5:29 p.m. Lost property, occurred on Tucker Road. Lost wallet, brown leather. Reporting party requested no report. Disposition: Information only.

5:31 p.m. Welfare check request, occurred on West Tehachapi Boulevard. Daughter called from Tehachapi having car trouble and father is concern because she is calling from an unrecognized number. Father is in Bakersfield. Disposition: Unable to locate.

6:39 p.m. Lost property, occurred at Willow Springs Estates on East Tehachapi Boulevard. Possible lost gold Union Bank debt card in town. Reporting party declined report. Disposition: Information only .

7:52 p.m. Assist other agencies, occurred at West Tehachapi Boulevard/Mulberry Street. Missing juvenile. Disposition: Assignment completed.

9:26 p.m. Citizen requested assistance, occurred on North Mill Street. Two Service Master employees are locked in the waiting room of the newer building. Walk in the the back of the building. Disposition: Information only.

Bear Valley Police Department: Data unavailable at this time.

Kern County Sheriff's Department: Between June 23 and the morning of June 24, the Kern County Sheriff's Department responded to 23 calls for service, including: A mobile evaluation team response on Mojave Street in Tehachapi, a suspicious circumstances investigation on Country Club Drive in Golden Hills, a suspicious person on Highway 58, a 9-1-1 call on Highway 58, an assault with a deadly weapon on Golden Hills Boulevard in Golden Heights, a 9-1-1 call on Weston Avenue in Golden Heights, a suspicious circumstances at the Tehachapi Veterinary Hospital on Woodford Tehachapi Boulevard, a vicious dog call on Verde Street in Golden Hills, two patrol checks on Madre Street/Park Road in Golden Hills, and a loud musical disturbance on Golden Hills Boulevard in Golden Hills.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing to report.


Today: Sunny, with a high near 83. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.


•, 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 for budget information.

• Tehahcahpi School Unified School District's board of trustees meets at 6 p.m. on June 24 at the Claude L. Wells Building, 300 South Robinson St.

• Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District's board of directors meets at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25 at the Golden Hills Community Service District 21415 Reeves St.

• Bear Valley Community Services District's board of directors meets at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 26 at 6 p.m. at 28999 South Lower Valley Road. The board will also meet for a special strategic planning session on Friday, June 27 at 9 a.m. at the same location.

• Tehachapi Police Department's grand opening of its new station begins at 11 a.m. on June 27 with a ribbon cutting, followed by an open house and tour from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. A second-chance tour is available on June 28 from 9 a.m. to noon.


• Aaron Paul Loar, 1986 – 2014

The next News@Noon will be published on June 25, 2014.

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