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Bakersfield Police confirm search warrant was served to adoptive grandparents of missing boys

Orrin and Orson West
Posted at 11:07 AM, Mar 15, 2021
and last updated 2022-03-02 11:50:33-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department confirmed Monday that officers executed a search warrant at a residence in East Bakersfield on Friday, regarding the disappearance of 3-year-old Orson West and 4-year-old Orrin West.

The boys werereported missing in California City on Dec. 21, 2020, more than 60 miles away from Bakersfield.

BPD took over the investigation on March 1 and have served more than 20 search warrants in the case so far.

"Search warrants are a normal investigative tool used in all types of investigations, and a standard investigative/legal measure to protect the rights of persons," a BPD press release stated Monday. "Any inference of guilt or criminal activity based upon service of a search warrant is unfounded and contrary to its purpose."

BPD asks that anyone with info regarding the case, call Kern Secret Witness at 661-322-4040 or BPD at 661-327-7111.

Orrin and Orson West UPDATE