Local law enforcement is searching for parolee and registered sex offender Shawn Alvarez, who failed to report to the parole office upon his release from custody and his whereabouts are unknown. Alvarez is a Hispanic male, 40 years of age, 5’07” tall, 190 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information regarding Alvarez’s whereabouts is urged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.
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.