BPD hosts warrant clearing event Friday


The Bakersfield Police Department is hosting an event to clear non-violent outstanding warrants. 

People looking to avoid jail time can go down to Jefferson Park at 801 Bernard St. on Friday to trade in an outstanding warrant for a new citation and new court date. 

The event will run from 10 a.m. To 2 p.m. 

The only warrants that will be eligible are non-violent misdemeanor crimes. 

Any warrant that is a felony, involves violence, involves a firearm, providing false information to officers or a warrant where the arrest indicates that the person is not eligible to be released on a notice to appear are not eligible to be cleared. 

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