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BPD: Picture of car similar to what former McFarland City Manager, John Wooner was driving

Posted at 6:47 PM, May 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-19 19:25:58-04


BPD has released a picture of the car similar to what John Wooner was reportedly last seen driving before he went missing on May 14.


Bakersfield Police are asking for assistance locating a missing person identified as the City Manager for the City of McFarland, John Wooner.

Wooner was last seen on Tuesday at Hillcrest Cemetery in Bakersfield around 5:30 p.m.

Wooner, 57, is described as 6 feet tall and 300 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a white dress shirt and khaki pants.

He was last seen driving a McFarland city vehicle, a Silver Dodge Durango with CA #1390353.

He is considered to be missing under suspicious circumstances. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Keith Cason at (661) 326-3868 or BPD at (661) 327-7111.

The Bakersfield Police Department has corrected the description of Wooner and says he is a White male. An initial report from BPD described Wooner as a Hispanic male.