Victorville police discover AR-15-style rifles, physique armor in pickup stolen from Bakersfield

Posted: 7/13/2021 / 5:03 PM PDT
Updated: 7/13/2021 / 5:05 PM PDT

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (KGET) – Victorville Police on Tuesday found multiple AR-15 rifles, 300 rounds of ammunition, replica law enforcement badges, a loaded handgun, stun gun and body armor in a vehicle that was reported stolen in Bakersfield last month . Authorities said.

Adrian Jimenez, a 52-year-old traveler from Los Angeles, was the sole occupant of the Chevy Avalanche when police found it parked in a Travelodge on Mariposa Road, according to a press release from the Victorville Police Department. He was arrested on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle and multiple gun crimes.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call the Victorville Police Department at 760-956-5001 or the We-Tip hotline at 1-800-782-7463.

Digital Stroll For Children raises cash for Bakersfield Ronald McDonald Home

Posted: 6/5/2021 / 9:00 PM PDT
Updated: 6/5/2021 / 9:06 PM PDT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – An annual tradition to help kids had a virtual makeover for the pandemic on Saturday – but the goal was the same.

The Ronald McDonald House launched the virtual edition of its annual Walk for Children. The goal is for the teams to raise $ 160,000. You have already raised over $ 110,000.

The Ronald McDonald House is a home away from home for families who need to travel because of their children’s medical needs. The house gives them a sense of normality that is not normally found in a hospital. .
Many local families – like the Sloans – have used these in Los Angeles.

“The Ronald McDonald House was there for us when we needed to be,” said Elias Sloan. “We started the walk because we wanted to show others that it is possible to be there and have a good time.”

To date, Bakersfield House has helped more than 4,000 people who have traveled to Kern County for treatment for their children.