The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault, home invasion robbery and burglary that occurred on Thursday, January 17, 2013, in the 100 block of Glen Oaks Drive. The investigation revealed Duree Anthony Beard, 30, is the suspect wanted in connection with this case. An arrest warrant was obtained, charging him with sexual assault, home invasion robbery and burglary. On April 4, 2011, AB-109 was approved, placing non-violent, non-serious and non-sexual offenders under county-level supervision after their release from state prison. Beard, depicted in the above photograph, is on post-release community supervision pursuant to Assembly Bill 109.
Anyone with information regarding this case or Beard’s whereabouts is urged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111 or Detective Jeremy Blakemore at (661) 326-3557. You can now send an anonymous text message to the Bakersfield Police Department. It’s quick and it’s easy. Simply enter 274637 into your phone and text BPDCRIMES along with your message. The text is sent to the police department and the sender remains completely anonymous. Tips can also be anonymously sent through the smartphone “TipSubmit” mobile App or via email at https://www.tipsubmit.com.