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The following photographs depict "persons of interest" or items which need identification in an investigation currently being conducted by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office. Viewers may click the photograph for additional details.

Anyone with information regarding the identity or locations of these persons, or ownership of the items pictured is urged to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or by e-mail at:

sheriffsmostwanted@kernsheriff.com

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact the Secret Witness Program at (661) 322-4040.

The persons depicted here are not necessarily suspects in a crime.  They may be a witnesses or other involved persons. DO NOT attempt to detain or apprehend these individuals.

 SR13-00454

 

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for residential burglary. On January 05, 2013, four unidentified suspects entered the victim’s residence and stole numerous items.

One of the suspects is described as a White or Hispanic male, thin build, with black hair. A photo of the suspect is attached to this release. Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity is urged to call Detective Hubbard at 661-391-7582.

 SR12-08856

 

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for theft by use of credit card. On April 02, 2012, an unidentified suspect used the victim’s credit card at the Wells Fargo ATM on Airport Drive in Bakersfield Ca.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 190-210 lbs., with a shaved head. A photo of the suspect is attached to this release. Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity is urged to call Detective Smith at 661-392-4376.

SR11-31413 

 

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects wanted for Grand Theft. On December 26, 2011, two unidentified suspects entered the Rosedale Pawn Shop located at 5831 Rosedale Highway and stole approximately $5,000.00 worth of jewelry.

The suspects are described as two White males, 5’09” to 6’1”, 175-185 lbs., with short dark hair. The above photograph depicts the suspects. Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity is urged to call Detective Steve Williams at 661-391-7582.

 SR11-26647

 

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for Theft. On October 31st, 2011 an unidentified suspect removed a video surveillance camera from a residence in the Northwest Bakersfield.

The suspect is described as a White male, 5’3" to 5’8", 160-180 lbs. A photo of the suspect is attached to this release. Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity is urged to call Sheriff's Detective at 661-392-4344 or 861-3110.

 SR11-09826

 

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance with identifying a suspect wanted for Grand Theft Auto. On April  25th 2011, a male suspect stole a Honda Accord from the 7-11 located on North Chester Avenue at Roberts Lane. The vehicle has been recovered, however the suspect pictured above has not been identified. 

The attached image was taken from the store video surveillance camera. Anyone with information related to the suspect’s identity is urged to call Detective A. Moreno at 661-391-7604..

 SR11-01131

 

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for Burglary and Forgery. On December 30th, 2010, an unidentified suspect entered the Modern Way Market located at 2151 S. Chester Avenue. The suspect provided a stolen ID card and cashed a forged check in the mount of $1,350.00.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 5’06”-5’08”, 150-170 lbs. A photo of the suspect is attached to this release. Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity is urged to call Detective V. Fairbanks at 661-392-4344.

 SR10-32046

 

 

On November 23, 2010 at about 5:05 PM, Juanita Francisco was found bludgeoned to death inside of La Especial Bakery, located at 2760 South Union Avenue. The Kern County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect(s) in this case. If anyone has any information regarding this case, they are asked to call Detective James Newell at 661-391-7598 or the Secret Witness Hotline at 661-322-4040.

Case #SR10-16862

 

  

On 06/22/2010 Sonia Serna’s body was found near the shoulder of Mountain View Rd. near Lamont Ca.  The investigation into Serna’s death has been ruled a homicide.  The Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with any information regarding Serna’s whereabouts prior to her death. If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are urged to call Detective Avery Simpson at 391-7591, or Secret Witness at 322-4040.

 Case #SR10-01263

 

Suspect #1

Suspect #2

On January 13, 2010, at 12:37 PM, Deputies responded to the Super Food Mart/Shell Gas station located at 1331 Bernard Street in Bakersfield for a report of a robbery. The store employee said two Hispanic males robbed the store at gunpoint. The suspects stole an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects fled the store on foot.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 20-30 years old, approximately 6’00", 280 pounds, heavy build, wearing a black sweatshirt, dark blue beanie cap, sunglasses and armed with a small, silver or chrome handgun.

The second suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 20-30, approximately 5’8", 180 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, and tan pants.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects in this case. If you have any information regarding this case please contact Detective Jason Balasis at (661) 391-7587 or Secret Witness at (661)322-4040.

 Case #SR09-12981 / SR09-12982

 

 

On April 30, 2009 at approximately 0330, the suspect pictured above robbed the 7-11 at North Chester Avenue and Day Street at gunpoint.  Approximately one hour later, the same suspect robbed the Fastrip at Airport Drive and Decatur Street in Oildale, at gunpoint.  The photographs above were captured by store surveillance cameras.

The Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in this case. If anyone has information regarding this case they are asked to call Sergeant Craig Rennie at 661-391-7599 or the secret witness hotline at 661-322-4040.

 Case #SR08-34747

 

Victim Photograph

 

Crime Scene Photographs

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On October 24th, 2008, at about 9:15 PM, Victor Gonzalez was shot and killed in front of the business located at 2101 Niles Street in East Bakersfield. Gonzalez was driving a black and brown colored 1989 Chevrolet Blazer that was parked inside a car wash bay next to the business.

Several witnesses saw three Hispanic males in their 20’s chasing and attacking Gonzalez as he ran down Niles Street. The suspects were all described as wearing dark colored sweatshirts with the hoods covering their heads.

The Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects in this case. If anyone has information regarding this case they are asked to call detective Kavin Brewer at 661-391-7657 or the secret witness hotline at 661-322-4040.

 Case #SR00-05104

 

On February 20th, 2000 an unknown suspect abducted an eight (8) year old female from the street in front of her home in McFarland. The child was driven to a rural area east of Delano and sexually assaulted. After the assault, the suspect drove the victim to the Friant/Kern Canal where he bound the victims hands and feet, then threw her in the canal. The victim managed to free herself and get out of the canal. She ran to a near by farm where she was found by a worker.

Suspect Info: Hispanic male, 20-30 yrs old (at the time), thin build dark hair, mustache.

While this case has gone cold, detectives have traveled as far as Kansas investigating this crime. Anyone with information concerning this suspect, please contact the Kern County Sheriff's Office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness Program at (661) 322-4040.

 Case #DE80-00656

 

 

 

On 07/15/1980 the body of an unidentified female was found deceased in an orchard near Zerker Road and Merced Avenue near Delano. The unidentified female was the victim of a stabbing. The victim was an American Indian or Hispanic female 30-35 years old at the time, 5'4", 115 pounds. Her first name may have been Rebecca or Becky and she may have worked picking apples at one time. The female also had tattoos on her left arm. One was the tattoo of a heart with the name "Shirley" inside with "Seattle" below it. The other was a rose tattoo with "Mother" "I love you".

For any information regarding the identity of the female contact Detective Balasis @ (661)391-7598.