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    Police say three men stole candy from 99 Cent Store

    By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
    Thursday, Oct 23 2014 03:59 PM

    Three men got a head start on Halloween by stealing candy from a 99 Cent Store in northwest Bakersfield.

    The suspects entered the store at 8200 Hageman Road at noon on Oct. 19, filled baskets with candy and left without paying, according to Bakersfield police.

    The men are described as black, in their late teens to 20s, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 140 to 150 pounds, wearing jeans and T-shirts.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Joel Luera at 326-3947 or the BPD at 327-7111.

  2. Drunken driver sentenced to three years in fatal 2012 crash

    The drunken driver of a vehicle that crashed in late 2012, killing a passenger, was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison.

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    CHP looking for senior volunteers

    The Bakersfield office of the California Highway Patrol is looking for senior volunteers to assist the CHP with various administrative and field duties.

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    One of two defendants charged in 2013 robbery released following sentencing

    One of two men charged in connection with the robbery of a convenience store that led to shots fired at Bakersfield police was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after accepting a plea deal.

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    Deputies seek suspect in alleged sexual assault

    An Oildale woman was reportedly sexually assaulted at knifepoint Wednesday afternoon when a man forced entry into her home.

  6. Deputies arrest 15 people in national effort to end domestic violence

    In support of National Family Violence Apprehension Detail Day, 36 deputies in Kern County spent Wednesday serving outstanding warrants relating to domestic violence.

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    Police seek missing at-risk man

    Bakersfield police are seeking a missing 57-year-old man who is considered at-risk due to his need for medication.

  8. Red Cross to host fire safety seminar Saturday

    The American Red Cross Kern Chapter is giving away free smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, fire extinguishers and surge protectors Saturday in an effort to promote fire safety.

  9. Dead inmate identified

    The Kern County inmate who died Sunday has been identified as 50-year-old Reginald Glenn Hill.

  10. Probation officials conducting internal investigation regarding allegations against correctional officer

    Kern County Probation officials are cooperating with Bakersfield police and conducting their own internal administrative investigation regarding allegations a correctional officer sexually assaulted a teen girl at Juvenile Hall.

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    Rabobank on Gosford Road robbed Tuesday

    A Rabobank on Gosford Road was robbed at noon Tuesday.

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    Suspects abscond with Valero Corner Store stogies

    Sigmund Freud is alleged to have famously said sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.

  13. Ridgecrest man convicted of felony child abuse with son

    A Ridgecrest man was convicted Tuesday in Superior Court of felony child abuse in a case involving his 2-year-old son.

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