Nov. 18, deputies assigned to the Lamont substation responded to the 7400 block of Sandrini Road to investigate suspicious circumstances at the residence.

Deputies determined Jesus Lopez Aguirre, 29, had kidnapped his girlfriend and their three children and was holding them against their will. Deputies located Aguirre and his family at a residence in Bakersfield, and saw Aguirre and his girlfriend walking towards his vehicle, which was parked in the alley.

Deputies confronted Aguirre, who ran back into the residence. He was found hiding in a bedroom and was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and false imprisonment.

The girlfriend and three children were found safe.