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Man arrested in East Bksfd kidnapping case

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Posted at 5:10 PM, Jan 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-22 20:23:07-05

On January 19th, 2016, 25 year old Lanny Ham was arrested by Kern County Sheriff’s Office detectives for torture, assault with a firearm on a person, burglary, terrorist threats, and conspiracy.

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Ham was arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into a report that two victims were kidnapped, tortured, and assaulted over a period of several days at a business in the 700 block of Sterling Rd. in east Bakersfield in September 2015. He was booked into the Sheriff’s Office Central Receiving Facility. His bail has been set at $1,000,000.

The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information on this case they are asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.