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Suspect arrested following Bakersfield police, SWAT response to home in south Bakersfield

Posted at 7:25 PM, Jul 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-10 18:50:15-04

Bakersfield police officers and SWAT surrounded a home in south Bakersfield Monday night in search of a wanted murder suspect. 

Officers and responded to the home in the 2100 block of Belvedere Ave. near Hughes Lane and Wilson Ave. around 6:30 p.m.

Officials said the person inside the home was Trevon Foreman who had a felony arrest warrant for murder.

In a press release in March from BPD, officers said an arrest warrant for Trevon Foreman was issued for charges of murder, conspiracy and more in connection to a shooting on March 9, 2018 in the 1200 block of E. 10th Street near E. California Ave. & S. King St that left 26-year-old Ruben Antonio Garcia dead. 

There was also a large stand-off and SWAT call out in east Bakersfield after Bakersfield police said they believed they found Foreman walking near an apartment complex at 1750 Cheatham Ave.

Monday night police said he was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Bakersfield Police Station to meet with detectives, and later booked into the Kern County Jail for murder and gang charges. 

According to court records Foreman plead no contest to a felony criminal street gang member carrying a loaded firearm in public in August of 2016. He was sentenced to two years at Wasco State Prison where he served a total of 170 days.

Records also show Foreman plead no contest to taking a vehicle without the owners consent in February of 2018. 

Foreman is expected in court on Wednesday July 11, 2018. 

The investigation is ongoing.