Mur­der at­tempt suspect caught

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CAL­I­FOR­NIA CITY — A man wanted in con­nec­tion with an at­tempted mur­der in Cal­i­for­nia City on Jan. 15 has been ar­rested, Cal­i­for­nia City Po­lice Depart­ment of­fi­cials said.

Of­fi­cers, work­ing with Kern County Sher­iff ’s deputies, ar­rested Roque Lar­ios

Jr., 40, on Thurs­day, af­ter hav­ing asked for the pub­lic’s help in find­ing him a day ear­lier.

He was found at a res­i­dence in Rosa­mond and ar­rested af­ter deputies served a search war­rant, of­fi­cials said.

Lar­ios was brought back to Cal City and then to Kern County Jail.

Lar­ios was be­ing sought in con­nec­tion with a shoot­ing at ap­prox­i­mately 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 15 on North Loop Boule­vard in Cal City.

While at large, he was con­sid­ered by law en­force­ment to be armed and dan­ger­ous.

In ad­di­tion to Kern County Sher­iff ’s deputies, Cal­i­for­nia City Po­lice Depart­ment of­fi­cials said the pub­lic and Cal­i­for­nia High­way Pa­trol as­sisted in the ef­fort to lo­cate and ap­pre­hend Lar­ios.


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