Wanted Suspect out of Kern County

Kern County person of interest

Date:     August 11, 2015
Subject: Wanted Suspect out of Kern County

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The Kern County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's assistance in locating Benjamin Peter Ashley. Ashley is a person of interest in an ongoing investigation into a kidnapping which occurred on July 28, a murder which occurred on July 30, and an attempted murder of a peace officer which occurred on August 1. 

If you have any information, please contact the Kern County Sheriff's Office Tipline at (661) 392-4360; the Mono County Sheriff's Office at (760) 932-7549 ext. 7; or any local law enforcement agency. Thank you! - Jennifer M. Hansen, Public Information Officer