UPDATE: The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted for hit and run resulting in injuries. Officers have obtained an arrest warrant for:
Vicente Rodriguez Ruiz, Hispanic male, 67 years of age, 5’7”, 170 Ib., gray hair, brown eyes
Ruiz is wanted for felony hit and run resulting in injuries, unlicensed driver, and failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
Ruiz is known to frequent businesses in the 2100 block of Edison Highway. Ruiz may be fleeing to Mexico.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Vicente Ruiz is encouraged to call Officer Antonio Orozco at (661) 326-3960, or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111. Anonymous tips can also be made to Kern Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040.
Bakersfield Police are asking for the community’s assistance in locating a suspect involved in a hit and run on June 1st, 2021, at approximately 10:00 AM, officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian hit and run traffic collision in the intersection of Chester Avenue and 10th Streets. Upon arrival, officers located an adult female and three-year-old male juvenile
down in the roadway suffering from moderate injuries.
The suspect, described only as a Hispanic male wearing a hat, fled in the suspect vehicle prior to officer’s arrival.
The suspect vehicle is described as:
Gray or blue, 2000’s model Honda 4-door.