The Bakersfield Police Department Joint Vice Task Force conducted a two week investigation of Shawn Liquor located at 1710 Union Avenue.
The investigation ended on August 13 with the arrest of the store manager, 42-year-old Basher Aldakher.
Officers said Aldakher was arrested for four counts of receiving stolen property.
Officers said during the investigation, Aldakher purchased numerous cartons of cigarettes from an undercover officer on multiple occasions. The undercover officer represented the cigarettes as stolen property.
Bakersfield man waits 61 years for medals
After 61 years of waiting, Bakersfield native Richard Vega received five medals honoring his service during the Korean War.
CHP looking for senior volunteers
The California Highway Patrol Bakersfield area office is looking for senior citizens who want to give back to their community as senior volunteers.
Bio-Energy Day teaches students about careers
Students with an interest in science and technology received a hands-on lesson that is preparing them for the job force.
Partial solar eclipse to take place Thursday
The heavens will align as the Moon comes between the Sun and Earth to put on a dramatic show in the sky.