BAKERSFIELD - The parolee, accused of shooting at Bakersfield police officers and putting an entire block under lock down, was scheduled to face a judge for the first time Friday.
Miguel Villanueva, 29, entered a plea of not guilty Friday afternoon on four felonies, including attempted murder and assault with a firearm on a peace officer.
The BPD said Villanueva led officers on a high speed chase in Southwest Bakersfield, before barricading himself inside a garage on Parkwood Court and shooting at officers.
No officers were hurt, but Villanueva was shot and wounded by police.
He his being held on $5 million bail.
A murder charge has been dropped against a woman accused of shooting and killing her adult son, the District Attorney's Office said Tuesday.
Police at California State University Bakersfield are investigating at least one report of an assault on campus, an investigator told 23ABC News.
According the Kern Public Health Services website, two Bakersfield restaurants have failed their health inspections.