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News@Noon for July 25, 2014

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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:

Thursday, July 24, 2014

2:14 a.m. Pedestrian check. Officer initiated activity at Beech Street/Brentwood Drive. Disposition: Checks ok.

2:17 a.m. Possession of a dangerous weapon. Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department. Disposition: Information only, unfounded.

4:09 a.m. Counter at the police department. Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department. Advising she has two warrants. Disposition: Arrest made.

4:13 a.m. Pedestrian check. Officer initiated activity at E Tehachapi Blvd. Disposition: Checks ok.

6:33 a.m. Burglary alarm. Occurred on Goodrick Drive. Rollup door No. 3 and double doors. Disposition: False alarm.

9 a.m Follow up. Officer initiated activity at College Community Services, East "F" Street. Disposition: Assignment completed.

9:30 a.m. Follow up. Officer initiated activity at City Of Tehachapi. Disposition: Assignment completed.

9:51 a.m. Suspicious circumstances. Occurred on Valley Boulevard. Garage that is supposed to be unlocked for tenant use was wired shut from the inside. Reporting party is the property management who made entry to the garage and found a motorcycle she believes may be stolen. Reporting party standing by. Disposition: Advised. Unfounded

10:20 a.m. Follow up. Officer initiated activity at Tucker Road. Disposition: Assignment completed.

10:42 a.m. Lost property. Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department. Disposition: Advised.

11:01 a.m. Pedestrian check. Officer initiated activity at East "F" Street. Disposition: Advised.

11:11 a.m. Found property. Occurred at Tehachapi Police Department. Disposition: Report taken.

11:15 a.m. Warrant service. Occurred on East "H" Street. Disposition: Unable to locate.

11:42 a.m. Lost property. Officer initiated activity at Tehachapi Police Department. Disposition: Report taken.

12:51 p.m. Police 9-1-1. Occurred on El Rancho Drive. Cellular 9-1-1 call: Pocket dial. Disposition: Checks ok.

1:22 p.m. Auto accident, no injuries/property. Occurred at Tucker Road/Red Apple Avenue.  Cellular 9-1-1 call: South of intersection, tractor trailer vs. Mini Cooper, no injuries not blocking roadway. Disposition: Report taken.

1:48 a.m. Welfare check request. Occurred on Pinedale Drive. Board of Equalization is requesting welfare check for suicidal subject at this location. This is in regards to the charge of fire protection in a rural area sent out by the State. Subject sent a letter saying he would blow his brains out if they continue to send the bill. Disposition: Negative contact.

5:32 p.m. Disturbing the peace. Disposition: Advised.

6:29 p.m. Drunk in public. Occurred East Tehachapi Boulevard/South Robinson Street. Several male subjects with open containers sitting near the the Chevron on Tehachapi Boulevard. Disposition: Information only.

7:08 p.m. Police 9-1-1. Occurred at Best Western Mountain Inn on West Tehachapi Boulevard. One guest at Best Western Inn misdialed. Disposition: Checks ok.

7:40 p.m. Warrant service. Occurred on East Tehachapi Boulevard. Reporting party is at the corner by the Senior Center. Disposition: Arrest made.

8:29 p.m. Traffic stop. Officer initiated activity at Valley Boulevard/South Curry Street. Disposition: Arrest made, suspended.

8:32 p.m. Trespassing. Occurred on South Green Street. Cellular 9-1-1 call: Male subject in yard, possibly has been drinking, refusing to leave. Disposition: Gone on arrival.

8:33 p.m. Pedestrian check. Officer initiated activity at Tehachapi Police Department. Disposition: Unable to locate.

8:34 p.m. Animal call. Occurred on Cherry Lane. Witnessed neighbor tie a dog up and leave it to die in public area. Reporting party confronted the neighbor, neighbor then took the dog to an unknown location. Disposition: Unable to locate.

10:11 p.m. Disturbing the peace. Occurred at Cherry Lane Apartments on Cherry Lane. Verbal, occurred one hour ago. Disposition: Checks ok.

11:49 p.m. Suspicious person. Occurred at Indian Creek Villas on Tucker Road. Hispanic male adult, wearing blue tank top and black pants, looking through residence windows. Last seen on the west side of the complex. Disposition: Field interview.

11:58 p.m. Vicious, barking, bite, etc. Occurred on Bamboo Court. Dogs barking. Disposition: Assignment completed.

Bear Valley Police Department:

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

5:35 p.m. Vehicle identification. Occurred on El Rancho Drive. Vin verification. Disposition: Assignment completed.

6:30 p.m. Reckless driving. Occurred at Bear Valley Road/Plateau Way. Eastbound on Bear Valley Road, passing church, 2006-07 silver GMC four door pickup with football team sticker on rear window. Vehicle up on the dirt sides of the roadway and passenger hanging out of the window as it drove at a high rate of speed. Disposition: Unable to locate.

8:36 p.m. Citizen requested assistance. Occurred on Skyline Drive. Stating his neighbor from across the street has been harassing him. Disposition: Advised.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

5:07 a.m. Water department service. Occurred on Heather Court. States he has low water pressure, did not want to call water department out because he did not hear or see a leak, but wanted the CSD to be aware when they go on duty. Disposition: Information only.

8:35 a.m. Vicious, barking, bite, etc. Occurred on San Juan Drive. Barking dog. Disposition: Assignment completed.

8:36 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.

9:12 a.m. Reckless driving. Occurred at Cumberland Road/Skyline Drive. Mini Cooper, unknown color, last seen northbound on Cumberland toward Bear Valley from Skyline.
Reporting party advised vehicle was driving 80 to 90 mph. Disposition: Unable to locate.

10:44 a.m. Follow up. Officer initiated activity at CSD Office, South Lower Valley Road. Disposition: Assignment completed.

12:07 pm. Police 9-1-1. Occurred on El Rancho Drive. Cellular 9-1-1 call: Negative voice contact. Disposition: No further action required.

12:19 p.m. Reckless driving. Occurred at Cumberland Road/Bear Valley Road. Northbound on Cumberland Road south of Bear Valley, gray Ford pickup with lights on top, female driver, driving erratically and swerving. Disposition: Unable to locate.

12:51 p.m. Police 9-1-1. Occurred on El Rancho Drive. Cellular 9-1-1 call: pocket dial. Disposition: Checks ok.

1:06 p.m. Live scan. Occurred at Bear Valley Police Department. Disposition: No further action required.

1:48 p.m. Welfare check request. Occurred on Pinedale Drive. Board of Equalization is requesting welfare check for suicidal subject at this location. This is in regards to the charge for fire protection in a rural area sent out by the State. Subject sent a letter saying he would blow his brains out if they continue to send the bill. Disposition: Negative contact.

2:19 p.m. Follow up. Occurred on Stine Court. Disposition: Report taken.

4:35 p.m. Welfare check request. Occurred on San Juan Drive. Kern County Sheriff Office advised they received a phone call from XXX-XXXX, elderly female stating she was in Fillmore, Calif., and wants to leave her house, but is unable to. Kern County Sheriff Office states the phone she called from returns to the address provided. Records check show she is a 100 year old female. Disposition: Checks ok.

6:56 p.m. 9-1-1 hang up. Occurred on Greenwater Drive. Cellular 9-1-1 call: Upon call back, reporting party advised it was a misdial. Disposition: Checks ok.

7:38 p.m. Citizen requested assistance. Occurred on Deertrail Drive. Ongoing issues with neighbor. Disturbing party yelled, possibly threatened children. Disposition: Advised.

Friday, July 25, 2014

1:45 a.m. Vicious, barking, bite, etc. Occurred on Willow Pass Drive. Barking dog. Disposition: Quiet on departure.

Kern County Sheriff's Department:

Between July 24 and the morning of July 25, Kern County Sheriff's Office responded to 21 calls for service, including: Out for investigation on Santa Barbara Drive and Water Canyon Road; theft investigation on Santa Barbara Drive; malicious mischief on Cherry Lane; out for investigation on Old Towne Road; 9-1-1 call on San Juan Drive and Sage Avenue; cruelty to animals on Commercial Avenue/South Street; out for investigation on Old Towne Road; narcotics on Brentwood Drive; see the woman on Lonely Lane; burglary investigation on Sand Canyon Road; public intoxication on Winesap Street; 9-1-1 call on Cherry Lane; barking dog on Bell Court; patrol check on South Street; and burglar alarm on San Gabriel Drive.

WEATHER FORECAST

Today: Sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 92. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

UPCOMING EVENTS

• Narcotics Anonymous will meet Saturday, July 26, at 3:30 p.m., at the Christian Life Assembly, located at 920 W. Valley Blvd. The event will feature a guest speaker and free hot dogs. Bring drinks or chips or just attend. For more information, call Marc at 750-1917.

• Annual Oldtimers Picnic will be held Sunday, Aug. 3, beginning at 11 a.m., in Central Park.

• 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.

CIVIC CALENDAR

• The Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District meets at 6 p.m. on July 30 at the Golden Hills Community Services District, 21415 Reeves Stret.
 

LATEST OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES

No new obituaries today.

The next News@Noon will be published on July 28, 2014.


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