Deputies arrest man on torture, attempted murder charges
Last Updated: 171 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man was arrested on Friday after he reportedly tortured someone.
On June 21, deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Office went to a home in the 400 block of Poplar Avenue to regarding a report of domestic violence.
During the investigation, deputies found that the victim had been punched, kicked, and strangled, as well as hit repeatedly with a baseball bat by suspect, 33-year-old Lucas Webby of Bakersfield.
Sheriff's deputies obtained a search warrant for Webby's home on Poplar Ave. During the execution of the search warrant, deputies found Webby hiding in a bedroom closet.
Webby resisted arrest, but was taken in custody.
During a search of the home, deputies found meth and marijuana.
Webby will be booked for attempted murder, torture and possession of narcotics for sale.
Additional charges are still being determined. Webby's bail amount has not yet been determined.
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