BPD Arrest Alleged Serial Burglar

BPD Arrest Alleged Serial Burglar

The Bakersfield Police Department have arrested a man suspected in more than a dozen burglaries. On Tuesday July 27th, 2021, Bakersfield Police Department detectives arrested Edward Ernest Anaya (43) for 14 separate counts of residential burglary. Anaya targeted vacant residences, specifically for the kitchen appliances and water heaters. Anaya entered vacant residences through side garage doors or lockboxes. Anaya opened the garage and backed either suspect vehicle (a black 2007 Cadillac Escalade or white 1994 Chevrolet Suburban) inside. He then loaded the appliances into the rear of the vehicles. Anaya is likely responsible for additional residential burglaries in the Bakersfield area.

Anyone with information regarding additional burglaries with similar methods of entry and items stolen, are encouraged to call or email Detective Dinsmore at (661) 326-3511, email: jdinsmore@bakersfieldpd.us or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.