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.
Another bear found in East Bakersfield
Another bear has wandered into an East Bakersfield neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon.
Body found in home by firefighters
Kern County firefighters discovered an unidentified body while fighting a residential fire in northwest Bakersfield.
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Report gives recommendations to BPD
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