Two brothers faced federal charges Monday for schemeing to smuggle drugs into prison.
James Steven Harris, aka Steve Harris, 44, of Loma Linda, was arraigned Monday in federal court and charged with suspicion of scheming to smuggle synthetic drugs into a prison.
According to the eight-count indictment, Steve Harris conspired with others to provide, and did on two occasions attempt to smuggle, smokable synthetic drugs, known as spice or K2, into Taft Correctional Institution when he went to visit his brother, who is an inmate.
Tracy McArthur Harris, aka Trey Harris, 41, is an inmate at the Taft Correctional Institution, and is alleged to have conspired to obtain and attempt to obtain the drugs from Steve Harris, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of California.
Both defendants are in custody and are scheduled to appear in court Oct. 27.
Police are seeking the man wanted on suspicion of indecent exposure in southwest Bakersfield on Oct. 12.
The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking community members to join the Citizen Volunteer Unit, which helps police with public functions and patrolling.
The 4-day-old child found dead in Bakersfield was determined to have died of sudden unexplained infant death with the contributing factor of someone sleeping in the bed with the child.
After following up on a home burglary, deputies discovered the resident had also become a victim of identity theft and investigators arrested multiple people.
An 81-year-old Bakersfield man who suffered an unknown medical problem while driving himself to the hospital Saturday afternoon crashed into two parked cars and died later that day at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.
A 20-year-old Bakersfield man was arrested Thursday night for allegedly possessing multiple weapons and drugs.
Three individuals had to be decontaminated Friday morning after digging in their McKittrick backyard and accidentally striking a glass container holding a toxic chemical.
The cause and manner of death of a 3-month-old found dead at his home in Oildale are pending further studies, according to a coroner's office news release.
The teen driver of a Jeep that overturned, throwing a passenger from the vehicle, ran from the crash site and is being sought by law enforcement.
Bakersfield police have identified two sedans that were seen leaving the area after a shooting at the Truxtun Recycling Center that left one person dead and another with major injuries.
Law enforcement in Lamont on Wednesday found an estimated 15 pounds of processed marijuana that was packaged for sale and more than $80,000 cash inside a home.
A man died after being shot multiple times in Delano Thursday evening.