Sheriff Youngblood discusses traffic stop controversy, Lerdo Jail escape

Sunrise Interviews

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood joined 17 News at Sunrise to discuss the recent controversy over body camera footage the department released last week of a man who had been mistaken for an attempted murder suspect.

Youngblood also discussed ways the department is trying to make the Lerdo Jail more secure following the escape of two inmates in April.

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