Officers with the Bakersfield Police Department took a man into custody early Monday morning in southwest Bakersfield.
The full release can be seen below:
On February 1st, at 1:40 AM, officers of the Bakersfield Police Department conducted a vehicle stop on a vehicle in the area of Ming and Stine. The vehicle was previously identified as the suspect vehicle in a residential burglary which occurred on January 30th in the 13000 block of Pemberley Passage Avenue.
The driver of the vehicle provided false identifying information to officers; however, was later identified as Joel Nunez (31), on AB 109 Post Release Community Supervision. Stolen property, burglary tools and stolen mail was located in Nunez’ vehicle. The property was linked to a business burglary and two residential burglary offenses. Officers determined that the large amount of mail had been stolen from a community mailbox in the area of Heath Road and Johnson Road.
Nunez was placed under arrest for multiple counts of burglary, possession of stolen property, possession of burglary tools and false identification to a peace officer. He was transported and booked into the Kern County Jail.
Officers delivered the mail to the residences of the mail theft victims.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111