Woman convicted, sentenced to jail and fined for stealing newspapers

  • [photo by Gary Meyer, The Mountain Enterprise]

    [photo by Gary Meyer, The Mountain Enterprise]

By Gary Meyer, TME

Kern County is serious about this: If you steal newspapers to hide news that you don’t like, you’ll be caught, prosecuted, convicted and do jail time.

You’ll also be in the newspaper a number of times afterward.

Crystal Diaz made her debut in the Sheriff’s Log for stealing 194 newspapers after …(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

Photo captions:

Left: Crystal Diaz stole copies of The Mountain Enterprise to keep others from reading a story about her wolf dog biting a neighbor. Above: A stack of about 190 newspapers.

The scene last January where a wolf dog belonging to Diaz and her partner, Eric Futrell, bit a neighbor savagely.

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This is part of the April 17, 2020 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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