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Tuesday, Aug 12 2014 11:53 AM

News@Noon for Aug. 12, 2014

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Aug. 11, 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:

12:26 a.m. Welfare check request, occurred on West "F" Street. Female covered in a green sleeping bag sleeping on the sidewalk. Disposition: Arrest made.

12:40 a.m. Disturbing the peace, occurred at Mulberry Villa Apartments on West "E" Street. Two male subjects were in a physical disturbance. Disposition: Gone on arrival.

4:28 a.m. Burglary alarm, occurred on North Mill Street. Disposition: Arrest made.

4:53 a.m. Battery, occurred on East "F" Street. Brother  hit 16-year-old brother.  Disposition: Report taken.

6:20 a.m. Lost property, occurred at Mulberry Villa Apartments on West "E" Street. Reporting party lost debit card.  Disposition: Information only.

12:58 p.m. Burglary report, occurred at Indian Creek Villas on Tucker Road. Car broken into during last night. Disposition: Report taken.

1:10 p.m. Pedestrian check, officer initiated activity at East "D" Street. Disposition: Field interview.

1:13 p.m. Vandalism report, occurred at High Mountain Apartments on Cherry Lane. Two vehicles, back of parking lot. Disposition: No further action required.

3:07 p.m. Counter at police department, occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on West "C" Street. Found property. Disposition: Report taken.

3:35 p.m. Welfare check request, occurred at Indian Creek Villas on Tucker Road. 76 year-old Hispanic male adult home alone and handicapped. Disposition: No criminal activity.

4:01 p.m. Warrant service, officer initiated activity at South Dennison Road. Disposition: Negative contact.

4:38 p.m. Extra patrol, occurred on Miller Lane. Disposition: Information only.

5:15 p.m. Peace disturbance, music, occurred on South Green Street. From a vehicle. Disposition: Advised.

5:25 p.m. Keep the peace, occurred on West Valley Boulevard. Was stay with brother and sister and was kicked out. Now needs to collect personal belongings. Disposition: Assignment completed.

7:49 p.m. Disturbing the peace, occurred at Cherry Lane/Hickory Avenue. Heading east on Cherry Lane, heard female requesting for someone to call 9-1-1. Disposition: Report taken.

9:29 p.m.  Welfare check request, occurred at Santa Fe Motel on West Tehachapi Boulevard.  Reporting party stating an elderly white female has been sitting in the patio of the business all day, and is crying.  Female is wearing blue pants. Disposition: Advised.

10:23 p.m. Any civil problem, occurred on East Tehachapi Boulevard. States that her ex is refusing to release their 5-year-old son to her. There is no custody agreement in place however the child lives with her usually. Disposition: No further action required.

10:25 p.m. Disturbing the peace, occurred on South Davis Street. Stating the female causing a verbal  disturbance. Disposition: Information only.

11:02 p.m. Disturbing the peace, occurred on Cherry Lane. Loud party or possibly verbal disturbance between subjects on the east side complex from reporting party. Disposition: Advised.

11:13 p.m. Defrauding an innkeeper, occurred at Denny's on Magellan Drive. Hispanic juvenile, left without paying bill. Disposition: Report taken.

Bear Valley Police Department:

Data currently unavailable.

Kern County Sheriff's Office:

Between Aug. 11 and and the morning of Aug. 12, the Kern County Sheriff's Office responded to 16 calls for service, including: a health and safety call on Crest Drive in Golden Hills, a suspicious circumstances on Basil Drive in Alpine Forest, an out for investigation on Crest Drive in Golden Hills, a shots heard on Blackburn Canyon Road in the county, a foot patrol on Rod Court/Golden Hills Boulevard in Golden Hills, a suspicious person on Quail Spring Road/Scout Point Court in Golden Hills, a loud music call on Santa Barbara Drive in Golden Hills, a peace disturbance on Horseshoe Lane in Sand Canyon, a 9-1-1 call on Umtali Road in Sand Canyon, and a check the welfare call on Claires Way in Sand Canyon.


Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West northwest wind around 10 mph.


• 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

• 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 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.


• The first meeting of the Golden Hills Community Services District’s wastewater committee meets at 4 p.m. on Aug. 12 at the district office, 21415 Reeves St.

• 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.

• The Bear Valley Community Services District Board of Directors meets at 6 p.m. on Aug. 14 at the district office on 28999 South Valley Blvd.

• The Tehachapi City Council will meet at 6 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Claude L. Wells Center, 300 South Robinson St.

• The Tehachapi-Cummings County Water District board of directors meets at 4 p.m. on Aug. 20 at the district office, 22901 Banducci Road.

• The Mountain Meadows Community Services District board of directors meets Aug. 20 at the district office, 17980 Highline Road.

• The Golden Hills Community Services District board of directors meets at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 21 at the district office 21415 Reeves St.



• No new notices.

The next News@Noon will be published on Aug. 13, 2014.

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