According to BPD, they did not find any evidence to support the tip that they were following and will not be returning tomorrow morning.
BPD is investigating in the area of Houghton and the 99 after receiving a tip related to an open investigation.
According to BPD, officers are in the area following up on a lead related to an open investigation. They could not say what the lead was, what the investigation was about or what they're looking for.
BPD says they haven't found anything yet. Officers were at the area starting at 8 a.m. 6 police detectives, 10 city workers, and the Kern County Coroner's Office are on-scene. They are also using an excavator to dig in that area.
The search is related to a criminal investigation. BPD says they could be done today. They could also be back out in the area tomorrow.
This is a developing story. We will update you as more information becomes available.