Solar panel taken near Henry Road, too

Detectives from the Kern County Sheriff's Rural Crimes Investigations Unit are investigating the theft of tools and equipment near Maricopa and a solar panel theft in the Fellows area.

Detectives were notified on Sept. 5 that four days earlier at approximately 4 p.m. unknown suspects stole a gray 15-gallon air compressor mounted with a motor, a 5-inch Makita grinder, a Milwaukee brand air saw, and miscellaneous hand tools from an oil lease located near Highway 166 and Short Road. The air compressor has “#31101” engraved on it. If anyone has any information, please contact Detective Casey Brunsell at 661-392-4370 or BrunsellC@kernsheriff.org. Refer to case #2017-011113271.

On Sept. 5, it was reported that between sometime between July 1 and Sept. 5 unknown suspects stole a 2’ x 3’ solar panel from an oil lease near Henry Road and Midway Road. Please contact Brunsell at 661-392-4370with any information. Refer to case #2017-011113356.