BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A stolen flag has been recovered and returned to its home after it was reportedly taken from the 'Thousand Flags' event during Memorial Day weekend, according to Bakersfield Police.
The department tweeted that officers Erakat and Alexander "recovered a stolen flag from the Thousand Flags event and returned it to its rightful place."
#MotivationMonday Over #MemorialDayWeekend Officers Erakat & Alexander recovered a stolen flag from the Thousand Flags event and returned it to its rightful place. Thank you to these two veterans for your work to restore our flag! 🇺🇸 #ultimatesacrifice #1000flagseventBakersfield pic.twitter.com/b8UrIyE72A— Bakersfield Police (@bakersfieldpd) June 3, 2019