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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Feb. 3, 2014:
The latest news - A Tehachapi man was arrested this weekend after he carried a firearm wrapped in a blanket into the Tehachapi Hospital. Richard M. Martinez was arrested and charged with possessing a firearm in a public building, public intoxication, and obstructing a police officer. Read HERE.
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PUBLIC SAFETY REPORT
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. 31, 2014
7:20 a.m. Petty theft report. Occurred on South Mill Street. Cellular E911 Call: brother broke into the house and stole his wallet, past occurred. Service Class: W911. Disposition: Report taken.
2:45 p.m. Assault report. Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East "F" Street. Reporting person is the ICU doctor at KMC, she advised she has in the ICU with extensive head injuries, occurred on the 22nd in town (inc# 140122063), advising the scan results are not consistent with a fall or accident. . Disposition: Information only.
Feb. 1, 2014
2:34 p.m. Suspicious circumstances. Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East "F" Street. Subjects in a black Camaro are chasing the subject, possibly upset over the loss of his brother's wallet, LS north bound on Robinson Street from the Police department. Reporting person standing by wearing a black beanie in front of the police department, DPis now coming back toward the reporting person on Robinson Street. Disposition: Advised.
9:31 p.m. Suspicious person. Occurred at Tehachapi Hospital on West "E" Street. Hispanic male adult HBD walked into the lobby restroom with a rifle, wearing a grey sweater, jeans and now just walked out of the hospital . Subject is in his 20s, early 30s with a beer in his hand. He stated that today was his birthday and wanted to know what time the reporting person got off. Disposition: Arrest Made. NOTES: Arrestee is Michael Richard Martinez, 21, Tehachapi, convicted felon on probation. Charges: Possession of a Firearm in a Public Building, Public Intoxication, & Obstructing an Officer.
Feb. 2, 2014
9:48 p.m. Battery. Occurred at Summit Christian Fellowship on South Curry Street. Male subject named____ hit the reporting person in the face with both hands. Subject left going south on Curry, wearing jeans and a grey sweatshirt driving a lowered pu possible Chev mini pu lowered and a camper, rp stated he did not want medical attention and that the dp had been advised on prior occasions to not come to the building. Disposition: Arrest Made. NOTE: Arrestee is Daneil Richard Wahlmeier, 56, Tehachapi, Private Person’s Arrest for Misdemeanor Battery.
Bear Valley Springs Police Department:
Jan. 31, 2014
8:19 a.m. Property damage. Occurred at Skyline Drive and Cottonwood Court. Cellular E911 Call: Lat:35.136595 Lon:-118.63685. Service Class: WPH2 / Jeep has knocked over the fire hydrant at this location and is sitting on top of it. Disposition: Report taken.
3:26 p.m. Reckless driving. Occurred at Gate on Bear Valley Road. Vehicle was tailgating, vehicle is west bound into bv. Disposition: Unable to locate.
3:46 p.m. Property damage. Officer initiated activity at San Juan Drive and Bear Valley Road.Green box appears to have possibly been ran over. Disposition: Information only .
Kern County Sheriff Tehachapi Substation: Between Jan. 31 and the morning of Feb. 3, the Kern County Sheriff's Department responded to 48 incidents, including a burglary investigation, a criminal threats investigation, and spousal battery investigation. All three were in Golden Hills.
Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing reported.
California Highway Patrol: Nothing reported.
Today: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
• First Friday is Feb. 7, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Participating venues include Tehachapi Treasure Trove, Gallery 'N' Gifts, Community Church, Oak Tree Antiques, and Tehachapi Museum.
• A Company of Wayward Saints is slated for Saturday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Beekay Theatre. Tickets are $15.
• Guy Davis, acoustic blues singer-songwriter is performing Sunday, Feb. 9 at the Beekay Theatre at 3 p.m. Tickets are $20.
• Tehachapi City Council is scheduled to meet Monday, Feb. 3, at 6 p.m. at the Wells Education Center, 300 S. Robinson St.
• The Tehachapi Planning Commission's next meeting is slated for Monday, Feb. 10, at 6 p.m. at the Wells Education Center, 300 S. Robinson St.
MOUNTAIN SPORTS THIS WEEK
Boys Basketball – Varsity (6:30 p.m.) / Jayvee (5:15 p.m.) / Frosh-Soph (4 p.m.) at East this Thursday, Feb. 6 and at Highland next Tuesday, Feb. 11.
Girls Basketball – Varsity (6:30 p.m.) / Jayvee (5:15 p.m.) / Frosh-Soph (4 p.m.) vs. East at home – THS Gym this Thursday, Feb. 6 and vs. Highland at home – THS Gym next Tuesday, Feb. 11.
Boys Soccer – Varsity (6 p.m.) / Jayvee (4:30 p.m.) at East this Thursday, Feb. 6 and at Highland next Tuesday, Feb. 11.
Girls Soccer – Varsity (6 p.m.) / Jayvee (4:30 p.m.) vs. East at home – Coy Burnett Field this Thursday, Feb. 6 and vs. Highland at home – Coy Burnett Field next Tuesday, Feb. 11.
Wrestling – No SEYL Duals Scheduled this week.
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