Several residences were evacuated after a woman found a grenade under a trailer in the driveway of her Oildale residence.
Bomb Squad personnel detonated the grenade where it lay, according to a news release from the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
The woman, who lives in the 400 block of Locust Street, told deputies she didn't know how the device got under her trailer, the news release said. The incident occurred at about 5 p.m. Thursday.
A McKittrick man was killed Saturday morning in a crash on Highway 58 about five miles west of Lokern Road.
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.
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.
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.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office will host a community discussion with Oildale residents from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday at the Covenant Coffee House at 1700 North Chester Ave.