Bear Valley police make arrest in ongoing mail theft investigation

Police find evidence linking woman to mail thefts

BEAR VALLEY SPRINGS, Calif. - Bear Valley police have arrested a woman on multiple charges of mail theft occurring within Bear Valley Springs.

After searching Jeanie Nelson's home in the 29700 block of North Lower Valley, police said they recovered evidence linking her to other previously reported mail thefts.

Nelson was taken to the Kern County Central Receiving Facility in Bakersfield. She was booked on 14 counts of possession of stolen property, 14 counts of theft, and 5 counts of mail theft. Nelson's bail was set for $173,500.

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