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Kern County sheriff's deputies from the Kern Valley substation served a search warrant at a home in Lake Isabella Thursday and found stolen property from a recent burglary plus firearms, authorities said.
While attempting to locate the resident, Robin Debiase, and her husband, Frank Davis, deputies received a report of a possible burglary in progress, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
The description of the suspects matched that of Davis and Debiase, the release said.
When deputies located the couple, authorities said, they found additional stolen property from multiple cases.
Debiase was arrested on suspicion of two counts of burglary, possession of stolen property and possession of firearms by a felon.
WATER CONFAB: Is this historic statewide drought serious enough for local officials to consider the possibility of water rationing in Bakersfield? No. Bakersfield's extensive Kern River and Isabella Lake water rights are keeping such drastic measures at bay. But the situation is dire enough for the city Water Board to have planned a water conservation forum Thursday at City Hall.
UPDATED, 12:56 a.m.: So, obviously things got crazy there at the end of the night, but I'm back — hope you were able to check out our special BVarsity Live show tonight where coach Al Fontes of The California Wrestler broke down all the state brackets for us. If you didn't, a list of all of the semifinal matchups is below. Wrestling begins at 9 a.m. this morning with what I call the Cinderella round — winners are guaranteed a state medal, losers go home empty-handed. The semifinals then start at 9:30 a.m. Championships are 7:15 tonight. I'll start a new live blog in the morning. Time for sleep.
Deputies found an elaborate indoor marijuana garden inside a mobile home Thursday morning in Rosamond and seized 330 marijuana plants.
The promotion of Lt. Diana Burnett was announced Thursday by the Shafter Police Department.
An Amtrak passenger whose suitcase was allegedly full of pot and cash never made it out of the Bakersfield station Tuesday, after a police service dog detected the drugs in his luggage.
The 3rd Annual Trout Fishing Derby will by held Saturday by the Bakersfield City Firefighters Relief Organization to raise money for several community nonprofits.
The Kern High School District and its teachers union reached a tentative contract agreement Wednesday that would include the first on-schedule salary raise for teachers since pre-recession years, according to an email obtained by The Californian Thursday.
A Thursday morning fire caused $200,000 in damage to a vacant northwest Bakersfield home.
A local Internet cafe was a hub of activity for Kern County Sheriff's deputies Wednesday, after they responded to a fight and ended up arresting four people on suspicion of burglary and drug charges.
Kern County Sheriff's deputies made 15 arrests in Lake Isabella during an overnight operation focusing on downtown burglaries.
Investigators made several arrests in connection with drug sales Tuesday after receiving complaints about drug activity in two Bakersfield neighborhoods.
A man who pushed a pickup truck into the center divider of Interstate 5 south of the Lebec over-crossing ran from a California Highway Patrol officer and was struck first by a car, then a pickup in the southbound lanes of I-5.