Southeast Bakersfield

Communities Man arrested with guns, drugs after probation search
Nolberto Quintero was found at a home on the 400 block of Oswell Street with two semiautomatic handguns, over 18 grams of methamphetamine and evidence that implicated him in drug sales, the Kern County Sheriff's Office said Friday.
Communities Questions raised about BPD study contract Questions raised about BPD study contract (Video)
The Bakersfield Police Department will get an expert review aimed at improving service, but one city councilman has questions about the contract for the study and what it will achieve.
Communities Bakersfield OKs nearly $100K for police study Bakersfield OKs nearly $100K for police study (Video)
By a vote of 6-1, the Bakersfield City Council voted to allocate nearly $100,000 of public funds to pay for a police study. The study will be done by the International Association of Police Chiefs and calls for a comprehensive review of Bakersfield Police Department operations.