A 6-month investigation into alleged parties in the Oildale area where minors were provided drugs and alcohol has resulted in the arrest of a 28-year-old man on suspicion of engaging in sex acts with minors.
Anthony Scott Searles-Harris hosted the parties and engaged in the sex acts while the female minors - at least one under 14 years old - were under the influence of drugs and alcohol, Kern County sheriff's deputies reported. He was arrested Monday.
Bail has been set at $160,000. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff's Department at 861-3110 or Secret Witness at 322-4040.