Busy Thieves Steal Cars, Ransack Others in Frazier Park

FRAZIER PARK, Calif (Tuesday, Nov. 16, 5:30 p.m.)— This report has just been received from the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Frazier Park substation.

Sgt. Mark Brown
4:50 p.m., 11/16/10

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, Nov. 16, between 12 midnight and 7 a.m., there were two grand theft autos (GTA) in Frazier Park and other auto theft attempts.

A pickup or SUV was taken from the 600 block of Glendale Trail. It was recovered Tuesday afternoon by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department at around 3 p.m. on the I-5 frontage road just south of Hwy. 138. The vehicle may have run out of gas.

Another pickup or SUV was taken from the 3500 block of Mt. Pinos Way. The vehicle was unlocked with keys inside, but was parked inside a locked gate. Deputies believe someone may have removed the gate and replaced it after removing the vehicle. This vehicle was recovered Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. on Edison Road, east of San Carlos Trail. The vehicle had been rolled.

Also in the 3500 block of Mt. Pinos Way, three other trucks inside the locked gate had keys inside but required an additional switch to be engaged before they could be started. Deputies reported that the keys had been turned, indicating that someone had attempted to start the vehicles.

An attempt was made to steal another vehicle in the 700 block of San Gabriel Trail where unknown persons tried to remove the steering column casing for access to ignition wiring.

In the 600 block of Pomona Trail, unknown persons stole golf equipment and El Tejon School basketballs from an unlocked vehicle.

Two vehicles between La Sierra Restaurant and Sue’s Tavern were tampered with.

The Kern County Sheriff’s Department asks residents to please lock their vehicles.

FRAZIER PARK, Calif (Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, 4 p.m.)—Kern County Sheriff’s Sergeant Mark Brown of the Frazier Park substation confirmed that two vehicles stolen last night have been recovered.

A call to The Mountain Enteprise said the cars were stolen last night (between 12 midnight and 7 a.m.) and some vehicles were broken into. We were given names of the owners, but are awaiting confirmation from them directly. The tipster said some vehicles at Alpine Lumber were also broken into.

This is part of the November 12, 2010 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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