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  1. Owner finds his stolen car; cops arrest suspect cycling nearby

    By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
    Wednesday, Oct 01 2014 07:55 PM

    Seek and you shall find.

    A man whose vehicle was stolen from his garage during a weekend burglary called police Monday after he saw it being driven in the area.

    When Bakersfield police arrived at the parked vehicle's location Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the 800 block of L Street, the victim saw the alleged driver pedaling away on a bicycle and pointed him out.

    Andy Agpaoa, 22, of Bakersfield, was detained by police. In a probation search of his residence they allegedly found other items from the weekend burglary of the victim's home in the 100 block of Holtby Road, including a 12-gauge shotgun and ammunition. Police said items from a second burglary were also found.

    Agpaoa was arrested on suspicion of burglary, possession of stolen property, grant theft auto, possession of a stolen vehicle, and being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

  2. Fire causes $75,000 in damage to church

    A church fire in the 2600 block of Wilson Road early Wednesday caused $75,000 in damage.

  3. Third suspect arrested in connection with August killing

    A third suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with a fatal shooting in south Bakersfield Aug. 10.

  4. Suspect in attempted burglary arrested after victim posts surveillance image online

    A homeowner whose video surveillance system captured footage of a suspect trying to break into his house posted the suspect's photograph online and later the same day the man was identified.

  5. Alleged owner of chop shop in east Bakersfield arrested

    Two stolen vehicles were located in the backyard of an east Bakersfield residence Tuesday and officers arrested a woman living there on suspicion of operating a chop shop.

  6. Body found in burning shed identified

    Dental records have identified the body found in a Rosedale shed fire as that of 44-year-old Bakersfield resident Brett Robert Henry, according to the coroner's office.

  7. One injured in Mcfarland shooting

    About 20 shots were fired at a McFarland residence over the weekend, injuring one man and leaving police searching for a motive.

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    Stolen credit card used at Ming Avenue businesses

    A suspect used a stolen credit card to purchase items at the Target and Toys "R" Us stores on Ming Avenue.

  9. Neighbor provides information leading to arrest in home burglary

    An alert neighbor helped police nab five suspects believed to have burglarized a residence in southwest Bakersfield.

  10. Blunt force trauma cause of death in woman's homicide

    Blunt force trauma caused the death of a woman found inside her residence southwest of Lamont the evening of Sept. 18, according to a coroner's office news release.

  11. Low-cost dog vaccines, microchips offered at Saturday clinic

    Bakersfield's Animal Control Division will offer pet owners low-cost vaccinations, licensing and microchips for dogs Saturday in Central Park at Mill Creek.

  12. Apartment fire causes $75,000 in damage

    A two-story apartment complex caught fire Tuesday morning in east Bakersfield, causing $75,000 in damage.

  13. Walmart on Rosedale Highway evacuated, closed for gas leak

    A gas leak Tuesday morning at the Walmart on Rosesdale Highway forced the evacuation of about 150 store employees and shoppers.

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