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Thursday, Feb 21 2013 11:53 AM

News @ Noon for Feb. 21

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Feb. 21, 2013:

The latest news - Tehachapi is still digging out from a major winter storm and school was delayed by two hours today due to snow and ice. Big news on the sports front — two playoff games for boys and girls basketball tonight in THS gym, boys at 5 p.m. and girls at 7 p.m. Go Warriors!

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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.

Tehachapi Police: 

08:22 TRAFFIC CONTROL NEEDED Occurred at Tucker Rd./W. Valley Blvd., Lights iced over Disposition: Assignment Completed.

08:34 DISABLE VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at S. Curry St./W. “D” St., Disabled vehicle in roadway. Disposition: Assignment Completed.

08:37 GRAND THEFT $400 OR MORE Occurred on Mulberry St., Over $12,000 was given to subjects for the sale of a time share she now believes to be a scam. Disposition: Advised.

08:38 DISABLE VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at Tehachapi Willow Springs/Highline, Disposition: Assignment Completed.

08:47 WELFARE CHECK REQUEST Occurred at Tehachapi Mini Storage on W. Tehachapi Blvd. Female at business for three days and is unable to get a hold of them. Would like a welfare check of the business. Disposition: Checks Ok.

10:29 AUTO ACCIDENT - NO INJURIES/PROPERTY Occurred at Westwood Blvd./Red Apple Rd., White Chevy Silverado 2500 vs. White Directv Chev Silverado parked, no apparent injuries not blocking traffic. Disposition: report taken

10:33 TRAFFIC HAZARD Officer initiated activity at in front of Del Taco #1049, Tucker Rd, Disposition: Situation Resolved.

11:05 TRAFFIC HAZARD Occurred at Love's Truck Stop on E. Tehachapi Blvd., Several vehicles in roadway on Blvd. at Loves. Disposition: Assignment Completed.

11:29 ASSIST OTHER AGENCIES Occurred at Love's Truck Stop on E. Tehachapi Blvd., CHP requested extra city plow at Loves/ traffic backing up is affecting west bound 58 traffic. Disposition: No Further Action Required.

11:32 SCHOOL RESOURCE DUTY Occurred on Black Oak Dr., entered to locate contact, Re: yesterdays call. Disposition: Information Only .

11:36 DISABLE VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at Georgia St./S. Dennison Rd., Disposition: Assignment Completed.

11:59 911-HANG UP Occurred on Auburn. Cellular 911 Call: Disposition: Unable to Locate.

12:37 UNAUTHORIZED USE OF PERSONAL INFO Occurred at Mobile Estates Park on S. Dennison Rd., Fraud activity. Disposition: Information Only

13:40 BURGLARY; INHABITED Occurred on Carroll Way. Occurred between Monday and Tuesday, loss was prescription drugs. Crime not confirmed. No additional details at this time. Disposition: Information Only.

14:34 DISABLE VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at N. Dennison Rd., at Highline. Disposition: Assignment Completed.

14:59 TRAFFIC CONTROL NEEDED Occurred at S. Green St./E. Tehachapi Blvd. Assist public works at train tracks. Disposition: Assisted.

15:10 BURGLARY ALARM Occurred at Jacobsen Middle School on Anita Dr., Alarm coming from cafeteria, dining area and student store. Response from responsible party pending. Disposition: False Alarm.

15:58 RECKLESS DRIVING Occurred at Rosehaven Lane/Brandon Lane, White BMW and a red unknown vehicle driving reckless up and down the street one of the vehicles is stuck at this time. Disposition: Assignment Completed.

16:19 BURGLARY ALARM Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department- Subject on Pinon St., employee on scene without a password. Disposition: False Alarm.

17:20 AUTO ACCIDENT NO INJURIES/PROPERTY Occurred at Ace Hardware on W. Tehachapi Blvd., Maroon Ford Explorer into building. Report not completed. No additional details at this time. Disposition: Assignment Completed.

17:46 BURGLARY; INHABITED Occurred on W. “I” St, Garage was broken into at an abandon residence, access to garage is through alley. Reporting party will be standing by. Disposition: No Further Action Required .

17:53 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Occurred on Hickory Ave., Possible trespassing. There is a brown pickup in the driveway of a vacant residence. Vehicle has been there since 1200 hours this date. Disposition: No Criminal Activity.

18:58 BURGLARY ALARM Occurred at City Of Tehachapi on S. Robinson St., Alarm coming from the backdoor on the south side of property. Disposition: Checks Ok.

19:04 FOLLOW UP Officer initiated activity at S. Mill St., Disposition: Assignment Completed.

19:35 TRAFFIC HAZARD Occurred at S. Mill St./W. Tehachapi Blvd., Van stuck in the street Disposition: Unable to Locate.

19:46 911-HANG UP Occurred at Mobile Estates Park on S. Dennison Rd. Service Class: RESD ON CALL BACK ADVISED IT WAS A MISDIAL. Disposition: No Further Action Required

20:06 PARKED VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at City Slickers Restaurant Saloon, W. Tehachapi Blvd., Disposition: Checks Ok.

20:48 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at S. Dennison Rd./Anita Dr., Disposition: Warning

22:10 DISABLED VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at S. Snyder Ave./E. Valley Blvd., Vehicle into a ditch. Disposition: No Further Action Required.

22:35 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at Valley Blvd./Kelton St., Disposition: Warning

22:49 DISABLE VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at W. “E” St./S. Mill St., Vehicle stuck in the snow. Disposition: No Further Action Required

23:26 BURGLARY ALARM Occurred at The Human Extension Tec on S. Green St., Middle motion responsible pending. Disposition: False Alarm.

00:00 DISABLE VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at Steuber Rd./E. Tehachapi Blvd., Oversize load blocking the roadway. Disposition: No Further Action Required .

04:15 BURGLARY ALARM Occurred at Icon Aircraft on Commercial Way. Disposition: Checks Ok.

05:19 ASSIST OTHER AGENCIES Occurred at Tehachapi Area Hotel Parking lot on E. Tehachapi Blvd. Damage to the front quarter panel on the drivers side. Two missing female from Bakersfield, Sarah Williams date of birth Nov. 1, 1959 and Tammie More date of birth Feb. 15, 1968. Checking hotel parking lots for a missing person’s vehicle. Not Located. Disposition: Unable to Locate.

Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation:

February 19

12:22 a.m. Residential burglary in the 22900 block of Mariposa Road.

1:31 p.m. Aggravated assault with serious bodily injury at residence in the 21400 block of Hacienda Drive.

California Highway Patrol: 

A high wind advisory is in effect from the junction of Highway 14 to the junction of US 395. Travel is not recommended for Campers, Trailers or permit loads.

Bear Valley Police Department: 

February 19: 10:38 Petty theft in the 29800 block of Starland Drive: Disposition Information only

February 20: 13:55 Welfare check 26800 block of Stirrup way: Disposition Checks OK

Stallion Springs Police Department:

On Feb. 16, SSPD officers received a call of trespass suspects on a residential property in Stallion Springs. Officers searched the location and located two adults, one male and one female trespassing on the property. Both subjects were from Vista, California. The property owner did not wish to prosecute. Officers issued a written warning and escorted them from the property.

 On Feb. 20, SSPD officers assisted the Stallion Springs Community Services District by operating snow plows in Stallion Springs.


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

This afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Calm West northwest wind.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Calm East wind around 5 mph.

Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. West northwest wind around 5 mph.


Check out the latest edition of The Weekender, our newly-redesigned Lifestyle & Entertainment Guide HERE


THS School Site Council Meeting originally scheduled for this Thursday, Feb. 21 has been postponed to next Thursday, Feb. 28 in the THS Administration Building Conference Room at 1 p.m.

The Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District's February Board of Director’s meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 19, has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 5:30 p.m. at the TVRPD office, 490 W. "D" St.


Boys Basketball - Varsity in Central Section Division III playoffs on Thursday, Feb. 21 and Friday, Feb. 22. Tonight's game starts at 5 p.m. at THS. Bracket available on

Girls Basketball – Varsity in Central Section Division III playoffs on Thursday, Feb. 21 at THS. Games start at 7 p.m. Bracket available on

Boys Baseball – Varsity/Jayvee at Terrio Therapy Spring Classic in Bakersfield on Saturday, Feb. 23. First game against Liberty at 10 a.m. and second game against Stockdale at 2 p.m.

Wrestling – Varsity at Central Section Masters Championships at Mt. Whitney HS on Friday-Saturday, Feb. 22-23.


None since yesterday's News@Noon

The next NOON NEWS will be published at noon on Friday, Feb. 22.

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