The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is asking the public's assistance in locating Ronald Buckenberger, a parolee at large and registered sex offender.
Buckenberger was released from Avenal State Prison on Saturday and failed to report to the Bakersfield parole office. Authorities issued a warrant for his arrest for violating parole on Tuesday.
Buckenberger is a transient and is known to frequent the cities of Ventura and Las Vegas. He has used the alias "Troy Hickle."
If anyone has information on his whereabouts, they are asked to call the Bakersfield parole office at 661-634-9620, the Sheriff's Office at 661-861-3110, or Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.
Anonymous text tips can be sent to TIP411 (847411). Type the keyword "KCSO" prior to the message.