While conducting follow up investigation on a reported bomb threat at Bolthouse Farms, Detectives from the Kern County Sheriff’s Office identified 55-year-old Bakersfield resident Dwaine Powell as a possible suspect.
On February 6, 2016, Deputies served a search warrant in the 5100 block of La Pinta Maria Drive.
Powell was contacted at the scene and taken in custody without incident.
Powell was booked into the Central Receiving Facility on the charge of PC 148.1(c), making a false bomb report.
This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110.