The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for a woman who it says tried to use a stolen identification card to pass a forged check Oct. 24 at the Kern Schools Federal Credit Union branch at 4530 Ming Ave.

A teenage boy was wounded by a single gunshot Friday evening as he and another boy were apparently playing with a loaded handgun. Police later determined the gun had previously been stolen, the Bakersfield Police Department said in two news releases Saturday.

On Saturday, the Bakersfield Police Department SWAT team subdued a man in the 8000 block of Camino Media who was pointing a firearm at someone, threatening to kill them. 

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who died after a head-on collision with another vehicle at 3:10 p.m., Thursday, on Highway 99 north of the Interstate 5 intersection.

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The man Mexican authorities arrested Friday in connection with the homicide of Jose Arredondo was a longtime friend of the local businessman and philanthropist who was killed at his home in Baja California, an attorney working for Arredondo's family said Tuesday.