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News@Noon for Feb. 14, 2013

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The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Feb. 14, 2013:

Happy Valentine's Day!

The latest - Steven Vogel, who was arrested on charges related to performing sex acts with minors, is set to be arraigned in a Mojave courtroom this afternoon. Watch for updated story on our website later today.

Stories recently posted to our website that may interest you:

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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.

Activity reported by the Tehachapi Police Dept.:

09:08 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at Valley Blvd./S. Curry St. Disposition: Checks OK.

09:12 911-HANG UP Occurred on Highline Rd. Cellular E911 Call Disposition: Unable to locate.

09:38 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at S. Hayes St./E. 'F' St. Disposition: Warning (Cite/Verbal).

09:45 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at N. Curry St. Disposition: Checks OK.

10:07 DISTURBING THE PEACE Occurred at Santa Fe Motel on W. Tehachapi Blvd. Counsel Re ongoing disturbing the peace, violence with property managers. Disposition: Situation resolved.

10:18 SCHOOL RESOURCE DUTY Officer initiated activity at Tehachapi High School, S. Dennison Rd. Disposition: No further action required.

10:26 LOST PROPERTY Officer initiated activity at Tehachapi Police Department, E. 'F' St. Disposition: Report Taken.

11:00 TRESPASSING Occurred on W. 'E' St. Service Class: Residential vacant location, #1 Wanted for arrest, gray hair shoulder length, last seen heading east on alley between 'E/ D' St. #2 is located Adult Male, currently inside green shed. Disposition: No Criminal Activity.

11:09 SUSPICIOUS PERSON Occurred at Valley Blvd./Las Colinas St. Officer reported suspect female on North side of intersection. Wanted for arrest, brown hair, black hoodie with orange shirt under and blue jeans. Acting suspiciously.

11:15 PARKED VEHICLE Officer initiated activity at Las Colinas St. Disposition: Warning (Cite/Verbal).

11:20 BURGLARY ALARM Occurred on Carroll Way, laundry room door. Re: Busy signal at location. Disposition: False alarm.

11:23 SCHOOL RESOURCE DUTY Officer initiated activity at Jacobsen Middle School, Anita Dr. Disposition: Civil problem.

11:30 PETTY THEFT LESS THAN $400 Occurred at The Village Apartments on N. Mill St.

11:34 OPEN DOOR/WINDOW Occurred on S. Green St. Open side door per CCI city crew/ they will be standing by for officer. Disposition: No further action required.

12:08 DISTURBING THE PEACE Occurred at Four Seasons Trailer Park on W. 'J' St. Project manager at location advises a female is located at her trailer unknown number, creating a disturbance of the peace, threatening to send her dog on crew. Met with reporting party at a black truck on property. Disposition: advised.

12:28 CITIZEN REQUESTED ASSISTANCE Officer initiated activity at Four Seasons Trailer Park, W. 'J' St. With complex manager response to separate situation. Disposition: No further action required.

12:36 UNAUTHORIZED USE OF PERSONAL INFO Occurred at Bank of the Sierra on W. 'F' St. A money exchange that will occur at the location. Exchanger is suspected of identity theft. Disposition: No further action required.

13:00 BURGLARY; INHABITED Occurred at Mobile Estates Park on S. Dennison Rd. Past occurred burglary/ loss of silverware and computer. Disposition: Report taken.

13:10 SCHOOL RESOURCE DUTY Officer initiated activity at Tehachapi High School, S Dennison Rd. Disposition: Assignment completed.

13:55 WELFARE CHECK REQUEST Occurred on White Oak Dr. Service Class: Residential check the welfare, caller was unsure why she dialed 911. Disposition: Checks OK.

14:04 TRAFFIC CONTROL NEEDED Officer initiated activity at E. Valley Blvd./Snyder Ave. Disposition: No further action required.

14:52 TRAFFIC CONTROL NEEDED Officer initiated activity at Tompkins Elementary, S. Curry St. Disposition: assignment completed.

14:58 COUNTER AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department on E. 'F' St. Disposition: assignment completed.

14:59 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE Occurred at Jonathan Pl./Elm St. Parked on Elm close between Jonathan and Sherwood. Male with gray goatee subject in vehicle pulled on long leather gloves and a white shirt. States he is watching kids walk home from school. Newer black four door possibly Toyota Corolla. No weapons/ solo occupant in the vehicle. Disposition: No criminal activity.

15:12 PEDESTRIAN CHECK Officer initiated activity at Ranchotel Turner Lodgeways, S. Curry St. Had a white male on a bike wearing a ball cap with shaved head and sunglasses bolt into the location after seeing unit. Disposition: Checks OK.

15:17 SCHOOL RESOURCE DUTY Officer initiated activity at Tehachapi High School, S. Dennison Rd. Disposition: Assignment completed.

15:29 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at S. Pauley St./W. 'E' St. Disposition: Checks Ok.

15:34 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at W. 'E' St./Mulberry St. Disposition: Warning (Cite/Verbal).

16:34 911-HANG UP Occurred at Home Depot on N. Mill St. Disposition: Checks OK.

18:47 PETTY THEFT LESS THAN $400 Occurred at Taco Samich on E. Tehachapi Blvd. Faded pink beach cruiser was taken this morning, suspect is white male. Disposition: No criminal activity.

19:31 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at Love's Truck Stop, E. Tehachapi Blvd. Disposition: Warning (Cite/Verbal).

21:29 TRAFFIC STOP Officer initiated activity at Valley Blvd./S. Curry St. Disposition: Warning (Cite/Verbal).

21:36 TRESPASSING Occurred on Miller Lane. Reporting party is out of town but was notified that a light is on in the vacant residence and no one should be there. Disposition: Checks OK.

23:20 ASSIST OTHER AGENCIES Occurred on Madre St. Disturbing the peace in progress, two units in route. Disposition: Assignment completed.

00:26 DISTURBING THE PEACE Occurred at Four Seasons Trailer Park on W. 'J' St. Received a call regarding a female yelling in the street on E. 'J' St. Call was disconnected prior to transfer. Dispatch attempted to call back with negative contact. Disposition: Checks OK.

04:29 BURGLARY ALARM Officer initiated activity at City Slicker's Restaurant Saloon, W .Tehachapi Blvd. Alarm going off on the north side. Disposition: Checks OK.

05:53 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Occurred at W. 'D" St./S. Pauley St. Male subject pushing a dark pickup appeared to be odd. Disposition: Unable to Locate.

07:20 RECEIVE/ETC KNOWN STOLEN PROPERTY Occurred on Beech St. Corner of Brentwood and Beech/ 5 subjects in a four door white Nissan are unloading electronic equipment. Seems suspicious. Resident is possibly home/ his truck is parked near the corner, a dark pick-up with a camper shell.

Kern County Sheriff 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.

WEATHER FORECAST

The National Weather Service in Hanford provides the following forecast for the Tehachapi area:

This afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a east wind 15 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 36. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a east wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a east wind 15 to 20 mph.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Valentine Events today:

• First Annual “Taste the Art” event, 5:30 - 8 p.m., at The Art Studio, 20436 Brian Way. Everyone is invited to this “tasteful” open house and art showing. Call 822-4420 for more information.

• “From Rat Pack to Rock & Roll” dinner show at Pacino’s, 1100 W. Tehachapi Blvd., $49.95 per person. Reservations required. Call 822-9400.

• “Love Song” performs Valentine’s Day concert at Calvary Chapel, 15719 Highline Rd., 7 p.m. Free, childcare and refreshments provided. Call 823-9814 for more information.

Check out the latest edition of The Weekender, our newly-redesigned Lifestyle & Entertainment Guide HERE

CIVIC CALENDAR

Tehachapi High School will have a School Site Council Meeting on Feb. 21 at 1 p.m. The public is invited. The high shcool is located at 801 South Dennison Rd.

The Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District's February Board of Director’s meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 19, has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 5:30 p.m. at the TVRPD office, 490 W. "D" St.

MOUNTAIN SPORTS THIS WEEK

Boys Basketball - Varsity/Jayvee/Frosh at Garces on Thursday, Feb. 14. Games start at 4 p.m., 5:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
 
Girls Basketball - Varsity/Jayvee/Frosh at Garces at home on Thursday, Feb. 14. Games start at 4 p.m., 5:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
 
Boys Soccer – Varsity (no. 7 seed) in Central Section Division III playoffs; Warriors won in game with No. 10 Independence on Wednesday, 3-1.  Warriors will be up against No. 2 Roosevelt on Friday, Feb. 15.
 
Wrestling – Varsity at Yosemite Division Valley Championships at Madera South HS on Friday-Saturday, Feb.15-16.

LATEST OBITUARIES & DEATH NOTICES:

Brian Leroy Dodd

The next NOON NEWS will be published at noon on Friday, Feb. 14.

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