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.
Governor Brown signs gun control measures
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed six stringent gun-control measures, including a requirement that people turn in high-capacity…
Residents concerned about looters after fire
As families begin the gradual process of picking up the pieces in the wake of the Erskine Fire, not only are they left dealing with…
Strangler sentenced to 25 yrs to life in prison
Ruben Rocha Castro will spend the next 25 years to life in prison after being sentenced on Friday at the downtown Bakersfield courthouse.
VIRAL: Woman sings national anthem in DC
Star Swain turned into an overnight viral sensation after her impromptu performance of the National Anthem had people stopping in…