Forklift batteries stolen on Highway 166

Kern Country Sheriff's Rural Crimes Investigations Unit detectives are asking for the public's help solving two recent burglaries in the area.

•Between July 27 at 3:30 p.m. and July 30 at 5 a.m. unknown suspects broke into an oilfield storage building, in the 29000 block of Highway 33 and stole a hydraulic rod cutter, two SCBAs within their black pelican hard cases, and additional hoses and pedals to the rod cutter. If anyone has any information about this investigation. Contact Detective Casey Brunsell at 661-392-4370 or BrunsellC@kernsheriff.org. Refer to case #2018-00119477.

•Between July 28 at noon and July 30 at 5:30 a.m., unknown suspects stole 7 batteries out of forklifts parked in a farm storage yard located in the 8000 block of Hwy 166.Contact Detective Martin Downs at 661-392-4372 or Downs@kernsheriff.org with any information. Refer to case #2018-00119525.