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Sheriff Youngblood discusses trip to southern border

One-on-one with Sheriff Donny Youngblood
Posted at 7:21 AM, Apr 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-18 10:21:32-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood joined us in Studio B to discuss his trip to Calexico with President Trump.

Sheriff Youngblood talked about how the central valley plays into immigration reform. He also spoke about his one-on-one talk with the president.

Some of the other topics discussed were a Bakersfield Police Department investigation regarding a Kern County Sheriff's deputy's department-issued firearm and several other items that were stolen from the deputy. Investigators are still looking for the gun.

He also spoke about security concerns for the Lightning in a Bottle festival coming to Kern County in May.