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Bakersfield Police officers assist Fairfield Police with apprehending a murder suspect

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Posted at 10:50 AM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-12 13:50:34-04

Bakersfield Police officers assisted the Fairfield Police Department with apprehending a suspect wanted for his involvement in a murder that occurred within their jurisdiction.

The Fairfield Police Department had developed information that the suspect had fled to Bakersfield after the offense.

According to police, on Monday, August 10, officers located the suspect, 21-year old Mario Zawaideh, in the 200 block of Woodrow Avenue. He was taken into custody with no incident. He was subsequently booked into the Kern County Jail pursuant to the arrest warrant from Fairfield for murder and gang participation.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.