Bakersfield oilfield employee stole company tools and sold them online, deputies say


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — An employee with a local oilfield company stole tools from the business and sold them online, according to deputies.

Edmundo Carranza, 39, was arrested on suspicion of embezzlement Thursday. Investigators found about $1,000 worth of the company’s tools during a search of his residence, sheriff’s officials said. Detectives also found social media posts saying the tools were for sale.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office Rural Crime Investigation Unit at 392-6071 or 861-3110. 

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