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Thursday, Feb 20 2014 11:52 AM

News@Noon for Feb. 20, 2014

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Feb. 20, 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:

Feb. 19, 2014

12:45 a.m. Traffic Stop. Officer initiated activity at Highway 58 and North Mill Street. Disposition: Arrest made.

3:16 a.m. Suspicious Person. Occurred at Love's Truck Stop on E. Tehachapi Boulevard. Suspect was walking around yelling and screaming, no weapons seen. Disposition: Checks Ok. 

10:46 a.m. Burglary Report. Occured at Bank of the West on Tucker Road. Night deposit box was tampered with. Disposition: Report taken.

11:35 a.m. Petty Theft Report. Occurred on Elm Street. Disposition: Report taken.

Bear Valley Springs Police Department:

Feb. 19, 2014

5:37 p.m. Traffic stop. Officer initiated activity at Cummings Valley Elementary School. Bear Valley Road. Disposition: Arrest Made.

8:00 p.m. Traffic stop. Officer initiated activity at Bear Valley Road and Sageland Court. Disposition: Moving Violation Cite. 

Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation: Between Feb. 19 and the morning of Feb. 20, the Kern County Sheriff's Department responded to 22 incidents, including a stolen vehicle investigation at Old Town Road in Golden Hills,  peace disturbance at the Golden Hills Motel and two traffic stops resulting in citations.

Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.

California Highway Patrol: Nothing reported.


Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 63. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. West northwest wind around 15 mph.


• Ernest Troost, award-winning singer-songwriter is playing at Fiddlers Crossing on Saturday, Feb. 22, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15.

• A Company of Wayward Saints at the Beekay Theatre on Friday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. A performance on Sunday, Feb. 23 begins at 2 p.m.

• Ballroom Dancing at West Park Activities Center every Monday, starting Feb. 24. Beginners classes start start at 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Intermediate classes go from 7:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Classes cost $50 per person for six one-hour classes.


• The Golden Hills Community Services Distrct's next board meeting is slated for Thursday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the district's headquarters, 21415 Reeves St.


Boys Basketball – Varsity (6:30 p.m.) / Jayvee (5:15 p.m.) / Frosh-Soph (4 p.m.) vs. Garces at home – THS gym this Thursday, Feb. 20. Varsity (7 p.m.) at CIF Central Section Division III playoffs next Tuesday, Feb. 25 at home – THS gym against opponent TBD.

Girls Basketball – Varsity (6:30 p.m.) / Jayvee (5:15 p.m.) / Frosh-Soph (4 p.m.) at Garces this Thursday, Feb. 20 and Varsity at CIF Central Section Division III playoffs next Wednesday, Feb. 26.

Wrestling – CIF Valley Championships (9 a.m.) at East High this Friday-Saturday, Feb. 21-22.

Baseball – Varsity at North-Terrio Spring Classic vs. Centennial (10 a.m.) and Stockdale (2 p.m.) at Sam Lynn Ball Park this Saturday, Feb. 22.


None since yesterday's News@Noon.

The next News@Noon will be published at noon on Friday, Feb. 21.

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