Two Arrested in Maricopa for Manufacturing Drugs

Two Arrested in Maricopa for Manufacturing Drugs

MARICOPA—Deputies arrested two people in Maricopa earlier this week, for manufacturing concentrated cannabis.

According to the Kern County Sheriff’s Department, on January 30 at around 9:30 a.m., deputies responding to a call on California Street in Maricopa to assist animal control with seizing a dog, discovered evidence of illegal drug manufacturing.

A brief search found that 25-year-old Thomas Mangum and 30-year-old Amanda McDonald had been producing “honey oil”, concentrated cannabis from larger quantities of marijuana.Two young juveniles were also in the residence, including a one-year old girl found climbing on a two-pound box of marijuana, and a one-month old boy in the another room.

Deputies said they also located eight pounds of marijuana, 19 Tramadol pills (Schedule IV prescription drug) and one half gram of concentrated cannabis. Deputies arrested both residents.

Mangum was booked into the Taft City jail for manufacturing a controlled substance and child endangerment. McDonald was issued a citation for possession of a narcotic controlled substance, and released at the scene.

Read more:

KERO: Two arrested for manufacturing cannibas

Two Arrested in Maricopa for Manufacturing Drugs was last modified: January 14th, 2019 by admin
Categories: Kern