The Tehachapi Police Department arrested eight people on suspected misdemeanors and four people on suspected felonies during the week of Dec. 14-20.

The felony arrests the department listed on a weekly report were on suspicion of possession of illegal weapons and violation of parole; felony warrant; maintaining a  residence for narcotic sales/use; and burglary and burglary during a state of emergency. 

Officers handled a total of 196 incidents, including responding to 138 calls for service from the public and 58 officer-initiated incidents.

Officers wrote a total of 33 reports.

Other stats that show the work officers performed for the week: 35 business or building checks and 18 checks on vehicles or pedestrians.

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