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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for March 4, 2013:
The latest news - Despite losing to Hanford West 53-33 last week in the CIF Central Section Division III semifinals, the Lady Warriors' basketball team will continue its season in the state playoffs. State brackets were announced late Sunday and No. 12 Tehachapi (23-6) will play at No. 5 Reseda (21-5) this Wednesday at 7 p.m. AND .... Dillan Harroun became the first THS athlete to reach the second day of competition at the CIF California State Wrestling Championship last weekend at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield.
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ALSO ... We have updated our previous story on the Feb. 19 Tehachapi City Council to correct a mischaracterization of one of the speaker's remarks. CLICK HERE to read the updated story.
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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.
Friday, March 1
08:22 USING OR BEING UNDER INFLUENCE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE Occurred at Monroe High School on South Snyder Ave. Possession of drugs — marijuana.
08:46 FOLLOW UP Officer initiated activity at USA Gas on Tucker Rd.
09:00 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at Kelcy's Restaurant, West Tehachapi Blvd. Arrest made.
10:25 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Occurred on Carroll Way. White male subject appears to be casing houses. Was seen knocking on doors and walking around several back yards. Red plaid shirt, leather jacket, black beanie, baggy jeans.
11:37 COUNTER AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT Officer initiated activity at Tehachapi Police Department, East “F” St. Arrest made.
12:02 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at East Valley Blvd. and Snyder Ave.
13:35 ASSIST OTHER AGENCIES Occurred at Alpine Forest on Grimsel Dr. Requesting the K-9 unit.
14:16 ASSIST OTHER AGENCIES Armed robbery vehicle on Eastbound Highway 58 approaching Tehachapi.
14:24 UNATHORIZED USE OF PERSONAL INFO Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East “F” St.
14:44 DISTURBING THE PEACE Occurred at The Village Apartments on North Mill St. Reporting party’s son is coming off drugs and is threatening her.
14:44 SCHOOL RESOURCE DUTY Officer initiated activity at Tehachapi High School, South Dennison Rd. Male subject in a vehicle possibly videotaping students. No further action required. The “suspicious” person was the driving instructor.
14:50 UNAUTHERIZED USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East “F” St.
15:24 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at East “J” St. and North Green St. Referred to other agency.
15:33 FLAG DOWN Officer initiated activity at West “F” St. and South Mill St. Two white female juveniles being chased by a Hispanic male wearing a white t-shirt, jeans. Arrest made for possession of an illegal knife was unrelated to the original call for service.
15:57 HIT AND RUN/PROPERTY Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East “F” St. Past occurrence at Valley and Snyder. One vehicle drove away by Hispanic female.
16:09 UNAUTHORIZRD USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East “F” St.
16:44 WARRANT SERVICE Officer initiated activity at S Pauley St. Arrest made.
18:10 DISTURBING THE PEACE Occurred on East “E” St. Subject has been standing in front of reporting parties property for a couple of hours. Reporting party wants him to leave. Reporting party stated he wanted to talk to a woman who is inside the house. Unable to locate.
19:36 PARKED VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at Kmart, West Tehachapi Blvd. Non moving citation.
21:31 DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE Occurred at Del Taco on Tucker Rd. Possible DUI in dark blue Dodge. Driver is in the drive thru. Arrest made.
Saturday, March 2
02:32 ASSIST OTHER AGENCIES Occurred at Hwy. and Banducci Rd. CHP requests a breath machine for DUI.
09:51 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at B&B Liquor, West Tehachapi Blvd. behind the store. Arrest made.
15:21 WARRANT SERVICE Officer initiated activity at Beech St. Arrest made.
18:00 FOLLOW UP Occurred on Hickory Ave. Male returned home to get clothing at approx 5 p.m. then left again. Appeared under the influence and extremely paranoid. Left wearing black shirt and black pants walking toward Pinon from address on Hickory. Has recently posted pictures on Facebook.
18:50 RECKLESS DRIVING Occurred at East Tehachapi Blvd. and South Dennison Rd. Eastbound Tehachapi Blvd. from Dennison. A large black sedan ran reporting party off the road. Unable to locate.
19:19 DISTURBING THE PEACE Occurred on East “E” St. Physical between husband and son. No weapons. Son is leaving on foot toward the park from residence. CHP calling fire department.
19:36 ANIMAL CALL Occurred at The Village Apartments on North Mill St. Pit Bull attacked reporting party’s dog and dog went into an apartment in the complex. Unable to locate.
21:54 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Occurred on South Green St. Two males lurking in the bushes wearing bark clothes. Last seen on foot southbound on Green St. toward Mesquite. Unable to locate.
22:22 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Occurred on East “H” St. Unknown white male jumped into backyard and took off on foot. Last seen heading northbound jumping other fences. Wearing black shirt and dark pants. Gone on arrival.
22:39 WELFARE CHECK REQUEST Occurred on South Pauley St. Female reporting party having difficulty breathing. Fire department en route.
Sunday, March 4
05:37 ASSIST OTHER AGENCIES Occurred on Tiffany Circle. Unit requesting assistance in attempting to find a possible attempted burglary suspect. Possible location is south of the residence in the field.
09:34 BURGLARY; INHABITED Occurred at Amber Oak Square on West Tehachapi Blvd. Victim is in the manager's office. Report taken but not yet completed. No further details.
10:44 VANDALISM AGAINST PERSON OR PROPERTY OF ANOTHER Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on East “F” St. Her vehicle was damaged while she was at Home Depot on March 2.
11:15 BURGLARY ALARM Occurred on Arabella Court. Responsible party states that no one should be there. False alarm.
11:52 CITIZEN REQUESTED ASSISTANCE Occurred at West Valley Blvd. and Mountain View Ave. Audible alert tone at the cross walk is not working. Needs assistance crossing.
12:15 SUBPOENA SERVICE ATTEMPT Officer initiated activity at Griffin St.
18:31 DISTURBING THE PEACE Occurred at Valley Blvd. and South Curry St. Loud music coming from unknown address. Reporting party thinks the noise is coming from a home off Valley Blvd. Unable to locate.
21:13 OPEN DOOR/WINDOW Officer initiated activity at Tehachapi High School, South Dennison Rd. Open Gate checks OK.
22:02 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Occurred at USA Gas on Tucker Rd. Reporting party stated her husband was on his way to work and noticed a silver vehicle parked near the gas station occupied with several white males with tattoos who appear to be casing the store. Unable to locate
Monday, March 5
TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at Manzanita Lane and South Curry St.
Kern County Sheriffs department Tehachapi Substation: Nothing to report
California Highway Patrol: Nothing to report
Bear Valley Police Department: Nothing to report
Stallion Springs Police Department: Nothing to report
The National Weather Service in Hanford provides the following forecast for the Tehachapi area:
This afternoon: Sunny, with a high around 61 with a light north to northwest breeze.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with the low dipping to 35. Breezy.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Light southwest winds in the afternoon with gusts to 15 mph.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, chilly with a low of 33. West winds up to 15 mph.
By Wednesday the weather is expected to make a big change, as rain moves in through Friday with snow falling at higher levels around 4,700.
Check out the latest edition of The Weekender, our newly-redesigned Lifestyle & Entertainment Guide HERE
The Tehachapi City Council will meet tonight, March 4 at 6 p.m. at the Beekay Theatre located at 110 South Green St. To view the agenda please click here.
A special meeting has been called by the Tehachapi Unified School District Board of Trustees for Tuesday, March 5 at 5 p.m. at the Claude L. Wells Education Center located at 300 South Robinson St. The meeting is being held to allow the board to approve the elimination of two elementary school teacher's positions.
The Tehachapi Unified School District Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, March 12 at 6 p.m. at the Claude L. Wells Education Center located at 300 South Robinson St.
The Tehachapi Valley Recreatrion and Parks Board of Directors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, March 12 at 5:30 p.m. at 490 West "D" St.
MOUNTAIN SPORTS THIS WEEK
Boys Baseball – Varsity/Jayvee at Mira Monte on Tuesday, March 5 at 3:30 p.m. Jayvee vs. Golden Valley at home on Wednesday, March 6 at 3:30 p.m.
Varsity at TCC Construction-Quartz Hill Tourney, vs. Eastside on Thursday, March 7, Lancaster on Friday, March 8 and vs. Highland-Palmdale on Saturday, March 9. All games start at 3 p.m.
Girls Softball – Varsity at Bakersfield Driller Tournament – North Rosedale Park, vs. Lemoore on Thursday, March 7 and vs. Liberty on Friday, March 8. Both games start at 6:30 p.m. Jayvee at Wasco Tourney on Friday-Saturday, March 8-9.
Track and Field – Varsity/Jayvee/Frosh at Burroughs-Ridgecrest on Thursday, March 7. Meet starts at 3:30 p.m.
Swimming – Varsity vs. Burroughs-Ridgecrest at home on Wednesday, March 6. Meet starts at 3:30 p.m.
Boys Golf – Varsity at SEYL mini tournament – Rio Bravo on Tuesday, March 5. Tee off is at 11 a.m.
Tennis – Varsity at Bakersfield High – Jayvee vs. Bakersfield High at home on Thursday, March 7. Matches begin at 4 p.m. Jayvee at Griffin-Frontier Cup on Friday-Saturday, March 8-9.
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