BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - On Monday, August 4, at 1:50 p.m. Bakersfield Police Officer Jesse Perez was on routine patrol near the Home Depot store located at 2655 Mt. Vernon Avenue.
Officer Perez said he noticed several suspicious individuals in the parking lot who appeared to be planning a theft.
He continued to watch the individuals and made a vehicle stop on the vehicle they were in as they left t the parking lot.
After additional investigation, Officer Perez linked the subjects to at least 15 retail theft cases.
Larry Davis, 19, was arrested for three counts of burglary.
Anthony Pinkins, 25, was arrested for eight counts of burglary. Pinkins is on post release community supervision, commonly known as AB109.
Sheridan Rogers, 19, was arrested for parole violation and is pending follow-up with the Kern County Sheriff's Office on an additional theft case.
In addition, all three were arrested for participation in a criminal street gang. They were all booked into the Kern County Jail.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Detective Rick Dossey at (661) 326-3504 or Detective Chris Bagby at (661) 326-3519.
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