Law Enforcement Reports: 02/14/19 – 03/01/19

Kern County Sheriff’s Report

On 02/23/19, deputies arrested Jody Dearman, age 30, at the intersection of Elizabeth Norris Rd. and Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella, for resisting/delaying/obstructing a peace officer’s investigation, possession of unlawful paraphernalia, destroying/concealing evidence and operating a bicycle without a light visible from 300 feet.
On 02/23/19, deputies arrested Darrin Tannehill, age 22, in the 4700 block of Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella, for an active warrant.
On 02/23/19, deputies arrested Tamara Brabenec, age 60, in the 2700 block of Erskine Creek Rd., Lake Isabella, for violation of a court order.
On 02/24/19, deputies arrested Matthew Stonebraker, age 33, at the intersection of Reeder Dr. and Silicz Ave., Lake Isabella, for wrong display of the license plates, operating a vehicle without a valid driver’s license, possession of a narcotic controlled substance, possession of unlawful paraphernalia and three active warrants.
On 02/24/19, deputies arrested Jennifer Born, age 34, at the intersection of Reeder Dr. and Silicz Ave., Lake Isabella, for possession of a narcotic controlled substance, possession of unlawful paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance and an active warrant.
On 02/25/19, deputies arrested Randall Allen, age 56, in the 70 block of Gary St., Bodfish, for disorderly conduct: public intoxication and an active warrant.
On 02/25/19, deputies arrested Margret Witzig, age 27, while in custody at Central Receiving Facility for unauthorized use of personal identification to obtain credit, mail theft, fraudulent use of a credit card and grand theft.
On 02/26/19, deputies arrested Stephen Footlik, age 20, in the 2500 block of Rembach Ave., Lake Isabella, for battery.
On 02/27/19, deputies arrested James Peale, age 29, in the 6300 block of Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella, for burglary in the second degree and possession of unlawful paraphernalia.
On 02/27/19, deputies arrested Savana Bailey, age 21, in the 6300 block of Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella, for willful cruelty to a child, receiving known stolen property, under the influence of a controlled substance and violation of a court order.
On 02/27/19, deputies arrested Patricia Knott, age 56, in the 2600 block Lupine St., Lake Isabella, for occupying an unsafe building.
On 02/27/19, deputies arrested Sarrah Torrevillas, age 40, in the 2600 block Lupine St., Lake Isabella, for occupying an unsafe building.
On 02/27/19, deputies arrested Raymond Huckabee, age 35, in the 2600 block Lupine St., Lake Isabella for occupying an unsafe building.
On 02/27/19, deputies arrested David Duncan, age 60, in the 11000 block of Sierra Wy., Kernville, for violation of a court order.
On 02/27/19, deputies arrested Jackie Hagans, age 69, in the 2600 block of Lupine St., Lake Isabella, for occupying an unsafe residence and an active warrant.
On 02/28/19, deputies arrested Nicole Gibbons, age 46, in the 7000 block of Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella, for driving under the influence and willful cruelty to a child.

On 02/28/19, deputies arrested Donald Powell, age 38, at the intersection of Kelso Valley Rd. and Hwy 178 for possession of a controlled substance.
On 02/28/19, deputies arrested Lindsi Campbell, age 33, at the intersection of Powers Ln. and Hwy 178, Weldon, for possession of a concealed dirk / dagger and possession of unlawful paraphernalia.
On 03/01/19, deputies arrested Alejandro Garcia, age 29, in the 2900 block of Steensen St., Lake Isabella, for disorderly conduct: public intoxication.
On 03/01/19, deputies arrested Chase Watson, age 18, in the 100 block of Pinewood Dr., Wofford Heights, for burglary in the first degree, vandalism, possession of burglary tools, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of a controlled substance and an active felony warrant.
On 03/01/19, deputies arrested Michael Duncan, age 51, on Hwy 178 Kern River Canyon for driving left of the solid double yellow line, driving while license is suspended, unregistered vehicle and false registration tags displayed on vehicle.
Anyone having information about any of the above incidents are asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110, contact Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040 or send an anonymous text to TIP411(847411). Type the key word “KCSO” prior to the message.

California Highway Patrol Report

Stats for February 2019
DUI ARRESTS– 4
OTHER ARRESTS– 16
TRAFFIC COLLISIONS –

Non-Injury– 9
Minor Injury– 5
Major Injury– 0
Fatal– 0
Hit & Run– 1

On 02/16/2019, CHP responded to a call of a traffic collision on State Route 178 at State Route 155. The driver was transported to Kern Valley Hospital for treatment of his injuries. The subsequent investigation led to Craig Saddler’s arrest for misdemeanor driving under the influence of prescription medication and alcohol. Saddler was also charged for driving without a license.
On 02/16/2019, a traffic stop was made on a vehicle for crossing a solid white line. The driver was identified as Scott E. Ferris. Ferris displayed signs of alcoholic beverage intoxication, and the subsequent investigation led to his arrest for misdemeanor DUI.
On 02/16/2019, while conducting a DUI investigation, a passenger of the suspect vehicle delayed an officer during his investigation by not following a lawful order and refusing to sign a citation. The passenger was later identified as Christopher D. Ingram and was arrested for delaying and obstructing a police officer.
On 02/23/2019, CHP was investigating a Hit and Run collision and attempting to apprehend a suspect near Larsen Rd. and Main St. At this time, CHP officers observed Alan Vessey driving a stolen vehicle. Vessey was arrested for felony charges and other outstanding warrants. The Hit and Run suspect was also apprehended at this time.
On 02/26/2019, CHP received a call from a concerned citizen about a possible DUI driver. CHP officers responded to the area and located the vehicle and driver. The subsequent investigation led to Brodsky’s arrest for misdemeanor driving under the influence of prescription medication.

U.S. Forest Service Report

On 02/14/2019, a U.S. Forest Service Special Agent stopped Alan Ochoa, 34, of Bodfish, while driving on Kern Canyon Road near Borel Road. Ochoa was cited and released at scene for driving on a license suspended for DUI. The passenger, 45-year-old Randy Gonzalez of Bodfish, was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant out of Los Angeles County.
On 02/21/2019, a U.S. Forest Service Special Agent stopped Burton Brand, 43, of Bodfish, after seeing Brand pass another vehicle over the double solid center lines on Highway 178 in Kern Canyon. Brand was found to be in possession of over three-quarters of an ounce of methamphetamine, a digital scale and other items. Brand was placed under arrest and charged with possession of meth for sales, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving left of double solid lines, and possession of marijuana in a vehicle.