Suspects arrested after chase, crash in Rosamond.

On December 8, 2019, at 12:42 p.m., Kern County Sheriff’s Office Deputies assigned to the Rosamond Substation attempted to conduct a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation in the area of 20th Street West and Center Street in Rosamond.

The driver of the vehicle, 20-year-old Terries Salas, accelerated away from deputies and a pursuit was initiated. Within a short distance, Salas lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a fence and stop sign.


Salas and her passenger, 27-year-old Bryan Epperson, were detained at the scene. Salas sustained minor injuries and received treatment at Kern Medical prior to being booked into the jail. During a search of the vehicle, deputies located an operable .22 caliber rifle, more than one ounce of suspected methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia. Salas and Epperson were booked into the Central Receiving Facility on numerous criminal charges. 

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110. Case number 2019-00196271.