BPD arrests man following ShotSpotter activation in East Bakersfield

Posted at 6:14 AM, Feb 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-07 09:16:45-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department arrested a man, following a ShotSpotter Activation in East Bakersfield.

Elder Garcia, 40, was arrested at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park on South Owens Street. Officers said he was found in possession of a stolen gun and was responsible for the activation.

He has been booked on negligence and stolen firearm charges.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call BPD at 327-7111.