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Arvin Police Chief Faces Midemeanor Charge, required officers to unrelated work favors

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Arvin Police Chief Faces Midemeanor Charge, required officers to unrelated work favors

Arvin Police Chief Faces Midemeanor Charge, required officers to unrelated work favors

Arvin Police Chief Faces Midemeanor Charge, required officers to unrelated work favors

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UNFIT FOR A CHIEF OF POLICEKIMBLE ENTERED A PLEA TODAYAGGREED HE WOULD RESIGNFROM THE DEPARTMENT ON MARCH 13T AND HE WILL PAYRESTITUTION TO THE CITY OFMCFARLAND AND WILL REMAIN ONPROBATION FOR THREE YEARS.KIMBLE DID NOT APPEAR IN COURTTODAY BUT WAS ARRAIGNED ON AMISDEMEANOR CHARGE- FOR FALSECERTIFICATE ORWRITING BY AN OFFICER.ACCORDING TO THE DISTRICTATTORNEYS OFFICE ..

IN 2016WHILE KIMBLE WAS CHIEF FOR THECITY OF MCARLAND ..REQUIRED OFFICERS TO REMODELPORTIONS OF HISHOME COSTING 700$.

THEN PAYINGTHEM THROUGH THE MCFALRNADCITY FUNDS.

OFFICIALS SAYOFFICERS WERE BULLIED ANDINTIMIDATED AND IT WAS IMPLIEDTHAT THEY WOULDN'T BE ABLE TOKEEP THEIR JOBS IF THEY DIDN'TDO WHAT THEY DID TOHELP KIMBLE .THE DA'S OFFICE SAYS THEY WEREMADE AWARE OF THIS BACK IN 2019-AND LATER DISCOVERED THAT THECITY OF MCFARLANDSTHEN CITY MANAGER JOHN WOONERWAS MADE AWARE OFTHE INCIDENTS.WE GOT RECORDS AND LOOKED AT ANDDISOCVERED THE MCFARLAND CITYGOVERNMENT INVESTIGATEDTHEMSELVES AND PRESENTED THEFINDINGS TO THEN CITY MANAGERMR.WOONER WHO TOOK AT LOOK ITAND DECIDED THE CONDUCT DID NOTARISE IN HIS MIND REQUIREDISCIPLINE WE DISAGREED AND WEREINVESTIGATED AND DETERMINEDTHAT CHIEF KIMBLE VIOLATED THEPUBLIC TRUST AND DECIDED TO FILECHARGES.ZIMMER SAYS SOMEONE WITHIN THEMCFARLAND GOVERNMENT MADE HEROFFICE AWARE OF THE ILLEGALACTIVITY AND TWOOFFICERS INVOLVED.THE LATE MR. WOONER DID NOTREVEAL TO THE ARVIN CITY MANAGERTHAT THIS INVESTIGATION HADOCCURRED ANDARVIN DID NOT KNOW ANYTHING WHENTHEY HIRED HIM.THE DA'S OFFICE SAYS KIMBLE ISREQUIRED TO PAY 1,045 DOLLARS INRESTITUTION FOR HIS CRIMES BACKTO THE CITY OF MCFARLANDWHICH EQUALS TO THE AMOUNT HEADDED TO THE OFFICERS'TIMESHEETS FOR THESE FAVORS.THE DA SAYS THEY ENCOURAGEANYONE WITH SIMILAR ISSUESTO COME FORWARD.THE BAKERSFIELD POLICEDEPARTMENT CONTINUES TO




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