A Bakersfield man was indicted Thursday after allegedly trying to sell 5 pounds of methamphetamine to a government informant.
Edwin Rigoberto Mayorga-Fajardo, 42, tried to sell the drug on April 8, according to court records. When officers attempted to arrest Mayorga-Fajardo he drove off and a chase ensued.
While fleeing, officers said they saw him throwing packages of meth from the vehicle, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of California.
When Mayorga-Fajardo was stopped, about 4 pounds of meth were recovered.
He was jailed on suspicion of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
The California Highway Patrol is hosting a free child's car seat check from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Stockdale Highway Target store.
Trains were running through the Tehachapi corridor late Wednesday evening following a derailment that morning.
One man was seriously injured Wednesday in a two-car accident at the intersection of Calloway Drive and Marby Grange Way, and Bakersfield police said alcohol was a factor.
Bakersfield police are seeking two people suspected in the April 2 armed robbery at the Circle K store at 5600 Auburn St.
Bakersfield police are seeking two men wanted on suspicion of three armed robberies Wednesday morning.
The Bakersfield man facing two second-degree murder charges for allegedly killing a woman and her 8-month-old fetus in a drunken motor vehicle accident had his bail raised Wednesday to $2 million after he was arrested last week for felony spousal abuse.
Two people were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of burglarizing Prince Cigarettes, at 3416 Stine Road, after they activated a silent burglar alarm.
Two Bakersfield residents were arrested Tuesday after allegedly stealing four computer monitors and a printer from a local dental office.
A man wanted on suspicion of robbery Friday at the Wal-Mart at 8400 Rosedale Highway is being sought by Bakersfield police.
Bakersfield police are seeking help identifying and locating three people wanted on suspicion of an April 17 robbery and theft from the Target store at 2901 Ming Ave.
Seven railcars of a Union Pacific freight train derailed Wednesday morning west of Keene, blocking all traffic along the crucial rail line.
A pedestrian wearing dark clothing and walking in the middle of a roadway in Oildale was struck by an SUV early Wednesday morning.