Murder attempt suspect caught
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.