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Bakersfield Police Department makes arrest in connection to a series of burglaries

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Posted at 5:36 PM, Oct 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-24 20:36:03-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department announced that they have made an arrest in connection to a series of burglaries that hit local businesses. Among the locations hit were Guarantee Shoe Center and Kern Schools Federal Credit Union on Chester Avenue, Citizens Business Bank and Skarphol and Associates on 17th Street, and Ganong Law on Truxtun Avenue.

Arrested in the case was 29-year-old Joseph Michael Salazar, who was taken into custody on Wednesday. Evidence obtained during the investigation connected Salazar to all five burglaries.

If you have any information about any of the burglaries, you are asked to call Detective Brian Looney at (661) 326-3541 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.