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BPD searching for suspected fuel thief

Posted at 4:19 PM, Oct 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-10 19:19:02-04

The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for help identifying and finding a suspect believed to be responsible for multiple grand thefts of fuel.

BPD says the thefts happened in August and September of 2018. The suspect is described as a 40-year-old Hispanic man, standing at about 5'10" and weighing 200 pounds with a bald head and a black goatee. He was last seen wearing a grey t-shirt and jeans.

The suspect is believed to be driving a white and green semi-tractor truck, according to BPD. A picture of him and the truck can be viewed above.

Anyone with information can call Detective Randy Petris at 661-326-3554 or BPD at 661-327-7111.