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Monday, Jan 06 2014 11:53 AM

News@Noon for Jan. 6, 2014

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Jan. 6, 2014:

The latest news - The City Council meeting scheduled for tonight at the Wells Education Center has been cancelled. The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m.

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Low cost spay, neuter, vaccine and microchip clinics scheduled

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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:

Jan. 3, 2014

11:03 a.m. Vicious, barking, bite, etc. Occurred at East Tehachapi Boulevard South Robinson Street. Loose dog at this location contact animal control. Disposition: Advised.

12:02 p.m. Missing juvenile report. Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East "F" Street. Runaway juvenile report. Disposition: Report Taken.

2:49 p.m. Theft of mail. Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East "F" Street. Reporting person enroute. Disposition: Advised.

3:43 p.m. Petty theft less than $400.Occurred at Kmart on West Tehachapi Boulevard. Just occurredd, items were recovered, reporting person standing by near the garden shop, DP running westbound toward the field in black sweater, black pants sunglasses blonde hair 6'4, lost visual. Disposition: Report Taken.

Jan. 4, 2014

1:47 a.m. Petty theft less than $400.Occurred at Circle K 10 on East Tehachapi Boulevard. Just occurred. 5 hispanic male juveniles stole beer, LS southbound toward central park. All wearing black jackets and blue jeans. Disposition: Report Taken.

7:24 a.m. Drunk in public. Occurred on Tucker Road. White male adult in checkered plaid jacket shoulder length hair, extremely hbd, was seen running into objects/ walking toward Albertsons/going into Albertsons at this time. Disposition: Arrest Made.

8:41 p.m. Vandalism report. Occurred at Walgreens Drug Store on West Tehachapi Boulevard. Black 2013 Volkswagen Jetta vehicle was keyed possibly by a male subject that she had  a verbal dispute at 2 p.m. hours this date. The male subject was occupying a Tan Chevy Silverado.Disposition: Report Taken.

Jan. 5, 2014

6:55 a.m. Burglary report. Occurred on Oakwood Street. Reporting person’s girlfriend’s car was stolen from the driveway sometime since 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 4 when they left for AZ, home should be completely locked/secure, no other cars. spare key to vehicle on kitchen table, reporting person was advised by a homeowner in Bakersfield  that his girlfriend's vehicle 2005 Ford Escape Maroon was abandoned in his front yard. The homeowner advised a subject came back and was going thru the vehicle but he was run off. A spare key was left behind. BPD was contacted but has not yet responded. Disposition: Report Taken.

5:06 p.m. Vandalism against person or property of another. Occurred at City Slickers Restaurant Saloon on West Tehachapi Boulevard. Reporting person’s car was keyed sometime since 11 a.m., parked on the east side of the parking lot. Disposition: Report Taken.

Bear Valley Springs Police Department:

Jan. 3, 2014

11:23 a.m. Vandalism report. Occurred on Miller Lane. Vandalism to the postal boxes at this location. Disposition: Report Taken.

Jan. 5, 2014

6:40 a.m. Hit and run/property. Occurred at Bear Valley Springs Community Church on Plateau Way. Vehicle into the North East corner of the building, vehicle appeared to have rolled the embankment, no one is at the scene. Disposition: Report Taken.

Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation: Between Jan. 3 and the morning of Jan. 6, the Kern County Sheriff's Department responded to 64 incidents, including an elderly abuse investigation on Scarpero Drive, a malicious mischief investigation on South Street, and a shooting at an uninhabited dwelling investigation on Zurich Drive.

Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing reported.


Today: Sunny...breezy. Highs at 5000 feet 52 to 60. East winds around 25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows at 5000 feet 34 to 44.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs at 5000 feet 54 to 60.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows at 5000 feet 33 to 43.


• Sligo Rags is performing at Fiddlers Crossing on Jan. 11, starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20.

• Wine pairing dinner at Don Juan’s Latin Grill, featuring wines of Opolo Vineyards. Saturday, Jan. 18. Tickets: $70. Information call: 818-519-7144

• Fiddlers Crossing: Amber Cross, Old time/country/folk, Saturday, Jan. 25, 7 p.m. $20.


• The City Council scheduled for Monday, Jan. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Wells Education Center has been canceled. The next meeting is scheduled for Jan. 22.

• The Bear Valley Springs Community Services District is hosting its monthly board meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 4 p.m. at the CSD on 28999 South Lower Valley Road.

• The Tehachapi Planning Commission's next meeting is Jan. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Wells Education Center on 300 S. Robinson St.


Wrestling – SEYL Dual Meet at the THS gym with East-Bakersfield (5 p.m.) on Wednesday, Jan. 8. Centennial Tournament on Friday-Saturday, Jan. 10-11. SEYL Dual Meet at the THS gym with Highland-Bakersfield on Wednesday, Jan. 15.

Boys Basketball – Varsity (6:30 p.m.) / Jayvee (5:15 p.m.) / Frosh-Soph (4 p.m.) vs. Frontier at home – THS gym on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Girls Basketball – Varsity (6:30 p.m.) / Jayvee (5:15 p.m.) / Frosh-Soph (4 p.m.) at Frontier on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Boys Soccer – Varsity (6 p.m.) / Jayvee (4:30 p.m.) at Foothill on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Girls Soccer – Varsity (6 p.m.) / Jayvee (4:30 p.m.) vs. Independence at home – Coy Burnett Field on Wednesday, Jan. 8. Varsity at South Tournament on Friday-Saturday, Jan. 10-11. Varsity (6 p.m.) / Jayvee (4:30 p.m.) vs. Foothill at home – Coy Burnett Field on Tuesday, Jan. 14.


Cleta Mae Williams, 1932 — 2014

Barbara Key Hayes, 1946 — 2013

Fern Jacquelin Conner, 1927 — 2014

The next News@Noon will be published at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

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