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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Wasco City Substation
Friday October 7th, 2016 :: 09:37 a.m. PDT


Attempted Kidnapping at Barker Park, Wasco

On Thursday 10/6/2016 at approximately 8:00 PM deputies from the Wasco Substation received a report of an 18 year old female being accosted by a subject at Barker Park.  Deputies immediately responded to the location and located Joel Tellez-Franco (36), a Wasco resident, who matched the description.  Tellez Franco was detained and subsequently arrested for Attempt Kidnapping, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and providing False Information to a Peace Officer.  Tellez-Franco was booked at the Central Receiving Facility, his bail amount is set at $22,500.00.  If anyone has any additional information please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110, or Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040.

Kern County Sheriff's Office - Wasco City Substation
748 F St
Wasco, CA 93280

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 661-758-7266

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