Man arrested for attempted murder
Last updated 1/31/2023 at 1:57pm | View PDF
A Wasco man, Nestor Jose Perez, 33, was arrested for attempted murder, shooting into an occupied vehicle, assault with a deadly weapon, shooting from a vehicle
According to a media release from the
Kern County Sheriff's Office, on Jan. 19
at approximately 2:30 a.m. deputies from
the Wasco sunstation were dispatched to
the 600 block of North Maple Avenue for
a shooting into an occupied vehicle. During
the investigation, Perez was identified
as the suspect.
At approximately 8:40 a.m. deputies located
Perez in the 2200 block of Camellia
Street and placed him under arrest. Deputies
then served a search warrant at Perez's
residence in the 2200 block of Camellia
Perez was subsequently transported to
the Kern County Jail, where he was booked
in this case and on three active bench warrants.
Perez was arraigned on Jan. 23.
Anyone with information regarding this
investigation is asked to contact the Kern
County Sheriff's Office at 661-861-3110
or the Secret Witness hotline at 661-322-