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Monday, Dec 16 2013 11:53 AM

News@Noon for Dec. 16, 2013

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Dec. 16, 2013:

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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:

Dec. 14, 2013

1:08 p.m. Warrant service at North Robinson Street. Disposition: Arrest made.

4:56 p.m. Hazardous material found at church on Maple Street. Hipodermic needles found in the driveway off the alley. Subject put needles in plastic grocery bags. Disposition: Assignment completed.

Dec. 15, 2013

9:57 a.m. Burglary report. Occurred at The Village Apartments on North Mill Street. No one was staying there last night and the whole apartment was trashed. Disposition: Report taken.

7:52 p.m. Peace disturbance verbal. Occurred on Redwood Court. Reporting person and her husband were in a verbal, requesting counsel. Disposition: No criminal activity.

Dec. 16, 2013

8:28 a.m. Follow up. Officer initiated activity at Tehachapi High School on South Dennison Road. Petty theft investigation. Disposition: Arrest made.

Bear Valley Springs Police Department:

Dec. 13, 2013

10:18 a.m. Theft of mail on San Juan Drive. Disposition: Report taken.

10:27 a.m. Theft of mail reported at Bear Valley Police Department. Disposition: Report taken.

1:20 p.m. Petty theft less than $400 on Butterfield Way. Theft of mail. Disposition: Report taken.

3:42 p.m. Theft of mail reported at police department. Disposition: Report taken.

4:55 p.m. Auto accident with no injuries/property at business on Tucker Road. Disposition: Assignment completed.

Dec. 14, 2013

9:50 a.m. Theft of mail on Saddleback Drive. Missing checks and lots of miscellaneous mail. Disposition: Report taken.

6:12 p.m. Burglary of inhabited residence on Bear Valley Road/Serra Place. Home has been in bankruptcy and vacant for several years, there is now a truck with a trailer parked at the residence and a subject with a flashlight is inside. Disposition: Checks OK.

Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation:

Between Dec. 13 and the morning of Dec. 16, the Kern County Sheriff's Department responded to 58 incidents, including a theft investigation on Oak Court/Hart Oaks Drive, a spousal battery investigation on Neely Avenue, and a burglary investigation in Alpine Forest.

Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing reported.


Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind around 15 mph.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. East southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Although Wednesday looks to be a repeat of Tuesday, showers and even some snow are forecasted for Thursday, before skies clear off again on Friday.


Harpist Patrick Ball returns to town in time for Christmas Dec. 21


• The next City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 16, 6 p.m. at the Wells Education Center, 300 S. Robinson St.

• Stallion Springs Community Services District will hold its board of directors meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 6 p.m. at 27800 Stallion Springs Dr.

• The Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District will host its monthly board meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Golden Hills Community Services District, 21415 Reeves St.

• The Tehachapi-Cummings County Water District’s next board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 4 p.m. at 22901 Banducci Road.

• Golden Hills Community Services District is hosting its next board meeting on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 5:30 p.m. at 21415 Reeves St.


Boys Soccer — Varsity in Garces Holiday Festival Gold Bracket on Dec. 20-21. First game vs. Atascadero on Friday, Dec. 20 at SFSV Field 5 at 6:30 p.m.

Girls Soccer — Varsity in Garces Holiday Festival Gold Bracket on Dec. 20-21. First game vs. San Joaquin Memorial on Friday, Dec. 20 at KCSP Field 5 at 3 p.m.

Wrestling — Varsity/JV at Frontier High School, Dec. 21. Weigh-ins begin at 9 a.m.

Boys Basketball — No Games Scheduled.

Girls Basketball — Varsity at Arvin Holiday Showcase on Friday-Monday, Dec. 20-23. First game vs. Kennedy Delano on Friday, Dec. 20 at 4:40 p.m. and vs. East-Bakersfield on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 11:40 a.m. Both games will be played at Sunset Middle School.


None since Wednesday.

The next News@Noon will be published at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 17.

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