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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:
Information unavailable at this time.
Bear Valley Police Department:
Aug. 1, 2014
6:52 a.m. Vicious, barking, bite, etc. Occurred on Oakflat Drive. Disposition: No further action required.
6:53 a.m. Traffic hazard. Occurred on Highway. Cellular 9-1-1 call: Vehicle changing a tire has set out active flares, may be a fire hazard. Disposition: Turn over to.
7:44 a.m. Subpoena service attempt. Occurred on Arroyo Court. Disposition: Negative contact.
9:04 a.m. Disabled vehicle. Occurred at Torric on Upper San Juan/Bear Valley Road. Disabled truck and horse trailer. Disposition: No further action required.
9:47 a.m. Follow up. Officer initiated activity at Cub Lake, Bear Valley Road. Disposition: No further action required.
10:48 a.m. Bear Valley CSD ordinance. Occurred on Allen Court. Rv parked on the street for four weeks. Disposition: Advised.
11:02 a.m. Police 9-1-1. Occurred on El Rancho Drive. Cellular 9-1-1 Call: Pocket call, negative voice contact. Disposition: No further action required.
11:42 a.m. Theft of mail. Occurred on Jacaranda Drive. Reporting party's mail was tampered with, unknown what was taken, empty envelope was left behind. Disposition: Report taken.
12:17 p.m. Petty theft report. Occurred on Pueblo Court. Theft of a tire from her vehicle. Disposition: Report taken.
12:59 p.m. Driving under the influence of alcohol. Occurred at Bear Valley Police Department on Bear Valley Road. Per post office employee, female driver smells heavily of alcohol. Disposition: Advised.
1:16 p.m. Major traffic accident. Occurred at Bear Valley Road/Roost Avenue. Cellular 9-1-1 Call: Overturned ambulance. Disposition: Assisted.
2:52 p.m. Reckless driving. Occurred at Highway/58 Highway. Cellular 9-1-1 Call: Male driver, flashing his lights and swerving in and out of traffic. Disposition: Turn over to.
4:56 p.m. Welfare check requested. Occurred at Cumberland Road/Ridgeview Court. Female in 30 to 40s, slightly heavyset, peach top and pants, hat, turquoise shoes, appears to be speaking to someone and walking in a strange manner, walking toward South Lower Valley. Disposition: Checks ok.
7 p.m. Vicious, barking, bite, etc. Occurred on Timberline Way. Barking dogs. Disposition: Quiet on departure.
8:23 p.m. 911 Hang up. Occurred on El Rancho Drive. Cellular 9-1-1 Call. Disposition: Negative contact.
10:07 p.m. Bar check. Officer initiated activity at OTCC, Rollingoak Drive. Disposition: Checks ok.
Aug. 2, 2014
10:43 a.m. Vehicl identification. Occurred on Oakflat Drive. Request for vin, reporting party does not live at this address, the vehicle is there, resident at the Oakflat address is a "Ken". Disposition: Assignment completed.
2:55 p.m. Follow up. Officer initiated activity at Deertrail Drive. Disposition: Advised.
3:23 p.m. Pedestrian check. Officer initiated activity at Circle K 10, East Tehachapi Boulevard. Disposition: Assisted.
7:31 p.m. Out for investigation. Officer initiated activity at Cub Court. Disposition: Assignment completed.
8 p.m. Vicious, barking, bite, etc. Occurred on Rebel Court. Across the street from this address, barking two hours long. Disposition: Assignment completed.
11:04 p.m. Bar check. Officer initiated activity at OTCC, Rollingoak Drive. Disposition: Checks ok.
Aug. 3, 2014
10:43 a.m. Vehicle identification. Occurred on Oakflat Drive. Request for vin verification. Disposition: Assignment completed.
2:55 p.m. Follow up. Officer initiated activity at Deertrail Drive. Disposition: Advised.
3:23 p.m. Pedestrian Check. Officer initiated activity at Circle K 10, East Tehachapi Boulevard. Disposition: Arrest made.
7:38 p.m. Disturbing the peace. Occurred on Cumberland Road. Two subjects are riding their dirt bikes on the property. Reporting party complaining of noise. Disposition: Unable to Locate.
9:16 p.m. Traffic hazard. Occurred at Cumberland Road/Lakeview Drive. Several juveniles in roadway, they are ducking and hiding when a car comes. Disposition: Unable to locate.
Kern County Sheriff's Department:
Between Aug. 1 and the morning of Aug. 4, the Kern County Sheriff's Office responded to 71 calls for service, including: a stakeout at Foothill Drive/Silver Drive; out for investigation on Santa Barbara Drive; out for investigation on Hacienda Drive; 9-1-1 call at an unknown location; assist other departments on Bear Valley Road/Cummings Valley Road; out for investigation on Highway 58; narcotics call on Valley Boulevard/Griffin Street; see the woman at Highway 58/Broome; 9-1-1 call at an unknown location; suspicious circumstances on Moon Drive/Meadows Road; keep the peace at Park Road; burglary investigation on Golden Hills Boulevard; keep the peace on Mariposa Road; burglary alarm on Highway 202; see the woman on Mid Way/Fox Court; suspicious person on Highline Drive; information on Highline Road/Country Oaks Street; assist other departments at Keene; shot heard on Highline Road; prowler on Santa Maria Drive; 9-1-1 call on El Rancho Drive; patrol check on Buena Vista Street; patrol check on Golden Hills Boulevard; patrol check on South Street; patrol check on Bear Valley Road; burglary alarm on Tehachapi Boulevard; animal control on Coyote Court; warrant service on Shirley Drive; patrol check on Ginger Court; out for investigation on Santa Barbara Drive; stakeout on Valley Boulevard/Las Colinas Street; burglary alarm on Mid Way; trespassing on Johnson Court; off highway vehicl disturbance on Basil Drive; suspicious circumstances on White Pine Drive; robbery investigation on Brian Way; burglary alarm on Moon Drive; patrol check on Basil Drive; patrol check on Valley Vista; suspicous person on Santa Barbara Drive; loud music on McCarthy Drive/Crest Drive; peace disturbance, physical on Cherry Lane; peace disturbance on Mid Way; bar check on South Street; patrol check on Black Quail Springs Road; patrol check on Buena Vista Road; out for investigation on Madre Street/Sierra Avenue; mentally unstable person on Highline Road; see the woman on West "E" Street; out for investigation on Mountain Drive; information call on Woodford Tehachapi Road/Westwood Boulevard; 9-1-1 call at an unknown location; see the woman on Loop Street; suspicious vehicl on Woodford/Tehachapi Road; patrol check at Keene; patrol check on Bear Valley Road; supplimental investigation on Golden Hills Boulevard; out for investigation on Valley Boulevard; patrol check on Alps Drive; mentally unstable person on Buena Vista Street; malicious mischief investigation on Highline Road; theft investigation on Madre Street; see the woman at Cummings Valley Road;; prowler on Luana Drive; and a patrol check on Buena Vista Street; patrol check on Bear Valley Road.
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Light west northwest wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
• Cerro Coso Community College will host Information Day on Wednesday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Tehachapi Unified School District office, located at 300 S. Robinson St.
• The Salvation Army will host its annual Back to School Drive on Thursday, Aug. 7, from 10 a.m. to noon, at 538 E. Tehachapi Blvd. Donations of new and gently used, clean clothing for school age children are being sought in support of the drive. Sponsorships are also needed to help local children purchase shoes for $20. Families in need of assistance can call 823-9508 for information on how to apply.
• Cheers to Charity to be held Aug. 9 at Veritas.
• Annual Chalk on the Walk to be held Aug. 9.
• Have a Heart Humane Society will offer a low cost spay/neuter vaccination clinic Saturday, Aug. 9. Reservations can be made at Radio Shack on Saturday, July 26, from 1 to 3 p.m. No phone calls or emails please. Cost is $25 for dogs and $20 for cats.
• The Tehachapi Friends of the NRA will host a dinner and auction Saturday, Aug. 9, beginning at 5 p.m.
• The Tehachapi Mountain Festial will be held at the corner of Robinson and “D” Streets across from the Tehachapi Unified School District offices. Carnival hours are Friday, Aug. 15, from 6 to 11 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, from noon to 11 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 17, from noon to 8 p.m. Presale tickets at a reduced price are available at the Chamber office.
• Tehachapi Mountain Rodeo Association will present the Junior Rodeo July 19 and 20 and the PRCA Rodeo Aug. 15 and 16. For more information, visit the website at tehachapiprorodeo.com.
• The Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Society will host a lapidary show at the Mountain Festival: Aug. 16 and 17, at the St. Malachy Church grounds.
• The 17th Annual Thunder on the Mountain Car and Truck Show will be held on Sunday, Aug. 17, at the intersection of Green and “F” Streets. Over 300 classic, vintage and hi-performance cars and trucks will start arriving at 6 a.m. Show hours are 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., with the band “Denim” rocking from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Entry fee to have a vehicle in the show is $35, with no charge to visitors of the show. For information and registration forms, visit the website thunderonthemountain.net or call 821-0055.
• Family Life Pregnancy Center is selling tickets for the Barrel for Life drawing, to be held during the Evening for Life dinner/auction on Aug. 22. The drawing will be for half a wine barrel full of four to five cases of wine of mixed varieties, with an estimated value of $800. Tickets can be purchased at the Center, located at 112 S. Curry St.
• The Tehachapi Praying Moms will be sponsoring a free min-retreat for all women in Tehachapi Saturday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided. The retreat will be held at the Christian Life Assembly, located at 920 W. Valley Blvd. Space will be limited, so reserve a spot by calling 827-7601.
• Tehachapi City Council meets at 6 p.m. on Aug. 4 at Claude L. Wells Education Center, 300 South Robinson St.
• Local law enforcement and a variety of community organizers are hosting “National Night Out,” on Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Philip Marx Central Park on East E Street between Davis Street and Mojave Street. Activities include free food, music, free prizes and all the safety information they can handle.
• The Tehachapi Unified School District Board of Trustees meets at 6 p.m. on Aug. 12 at the Claude L. Wells Education Center, 300 South Robinson St.
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