Pursuit Ends With One in Custody for Drugs, Guns

Pursuit Ends With One in Custody for Drugs, Guns

BAKERSFIELD — A 47-year-old parolee is behind bars after running from police on Thursday night.

Kevin Kelly of Bakersfield will be booked into the Kern County Jail on charges of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a felon, possession of a short barreled shotgun, possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of sale and reckless evading of a peace officer.

According to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, the incident leading to Kelly’s arrest took place at about 6:30 p.m. On February 12, when deputies tried to stop the vehicle Kelly was driving near the intersection of Oswell and Niles Streets in east Bakersfield.

Kelly failed to yield and a pursuit began, until Kelly lost control of his vehicle, striking several objects before coming to rest on Flower Street, just west of Virginia Street.

During a search of Kelly’s vehicle, deputies located a quarter pound of methamphetamine, a radio frequency scanner and several hundred dollars in cash, as well as evidence which led them to a storage locker on Edison Highway.

Inside the locker deputies located a sawed off shotgun and several rounds of ammunition. Kelly was treated at Kern Medical Center for minor injuries.

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Pursuit Ends With One in Custody for Drugs, Guns was last modified: January 14th, 2019 by admin
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