A total of 76 arrests were made in the Kern Valley area during a 30-day law enforcement operation targeting public intoxication, illegal dumping and drug-related offenses, among other vagrancy-related crimes, sheriff's officials said Tuesday.

Among those arrested, 15 were taken into custody on suspicion of trespassing, five on public intoxication charges and five on suspicion various felonies committed by vagrants, according to sheriff's officials. 

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I wonder how many were homeless? Merry Christmas!

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