Bakersfield men get jail terms for stealing scrap metal

Two Bakersfield men arrested in October for stealing scrap metal from Ocidental Elk Hills property near Taft were sentenced to jail terms.

Marcos Godinez Hernandez and Jose Vasquez were arrested for the theft of the metals late Oct. 10 by Kern County Sheriff's deputies after they were detained by a private security guard.

Both men pleaded no contest to trespassing and theft charges.

Hernandez was sentenced to 90 days in jail and Vasquez was sentenced to 25 days.