Early Thursday morning, Bakersfield police were flagged down on Monica Street and shown subjects spray painting graffiti. The officers found three adult suspects vandalizing a building in the area and found the suspects were in possession of spray paint and a loaded semi-automatic firearm.
Guillermo Soto, 18, Jose Iniguez, 18, and Jacob Garcia, 18, were arrested for gang participation, vandalism, firearm possession and conspiracy.
The Bakersfield Police Department is now able to receive anonymous text messages. Enter 274637 into your phone and text BPDCRIMES along with your message. The text is sent to the police department and the sender remains completely anonymous.