Police find $6K in stolen quarters in baby stroller

Bakerfield police noticed a woman struggling to push a baby stroller up an east Bakersfield street on Friday and stopped to offer assistance. But there was no baby in the stroller.

Instead the officers found $6,000 in quarters, which an investigation revealed had been stolen from a nearby residence, Bakersfield.com reported.

Darrin Fritz, 29, tried to run when police discovered the quarters but was quickly apprehended.

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Fritz was booked on charges of felony burglary, resisting arrest, possession of burglary tools, receiving stolen property, and possessing a controlled substance, along with several outstanding misdemeanors. She is being held in Kern County jail on $65,000 bond with a court date set for September 25.

Bakersfield Now reported that the quarters were returned to their owner.

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[Featured image: Bakersfield Police Department]