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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
Wednesday March 13th, 2024 :: 01:24 a.m. PDT


Update on Rosamond Barricade Situation

Update on Rosamond barricade situation. 
After negotiating with the suspect, 24-year-old Joseph Nelson, Nelson exited the residence and was taken into custody without incident. Nelson was arrested and booked into the Lerdo Jail for resisting arrest, violation of a court order, criminal threats, and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661)861-3110 or Secret Witness at (661)322-4040. Case number 2024-00030008.  

Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
1350 Norris Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93308

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Non-emergencies: 661-861-3110

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