3 arrested, 32 cited after alcohol crackdown at Hart Park

BAKERSFIELD - Three people were arrested and 32 were cited on alcohol charges in an alcohol crackdown at Hart Park over the weekend.

Sheriff's deputies, California Highway Patrol officers, Park Rangers and an agent from the Alcoholic Beverage Control coordinated patrols in the Hart Park area Saturday.

Due to the recent increase of alcohol related crashes in the area, law enforcement officers contacted people inside Hart Park and the adjacent Kern River area who were illegally consuming alcohol. 

During the operation, 17 people were issued citations for alcohol violations.

Fifteen people were issued citations for various vehicle code violations. 

Johnny Paul Wilson was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a BAC .08 or greater, and two driving violations. 

Michael Ortiz, 24, was arrested for an outstanding no bail warrant and two vehicle charges. 

Ronald Caler, 48, was arrested for an outstanding a felony warrant for violation of driving under the influence of alcohol causing bodily injury, hit and run causing death/injury, driving while license is suspended or revoked, and driving without a license. 

All three were booked into the Central Receiving Facility.

 

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