Alonzo was arrested on suspicion of DUI following the accident that killed Melvin McLaughlin.
The suspect who is charged with killing a prominent Wasco man is in court.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The suspected drunk driver who is charged with killing Melvin McLaughlin had three previous DUI offenses, according to the DA's Office.
Lorenzo Alonzo appeared in court Friday after he was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of driving under the influence and causing the crash that killed McLaughlin, a prominent Wasco man.
The accident happened along Golden State Highway at 7th Standard Road Tuesday morning.
Alonzo’s bail is set at just under $1.3 million and will appear back in court in a week.
McLaughlin was a former Kern County Fire captain, member of Wasco City Council, and current chairman of the Kern County Local Agency Formation Commission.
One person was killed after a semi truck rolled over on Highway 58 on Monday morning.
CSU Bakersfield students lined up Sunday evening at JCPenney for its first-ever Suited Up event. The store offered students a special 40%…
Firefighters say approximately 40 people were evaluated after a multi-vehicle crash involving a bus that crashed through the center divider…
The Kern County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in the killing of Tehachapi woman Cheyenne Watkins.