Two Charged in Bakersfield Drug Bust

BAKERSFIELD — Special unit officers in Kern County made a major drug bust on Thursday, seizing over $100,000 of narcotics.

A big old pile of cocaine

Arrested were 36-year-old Daniel Cantu and 22-year-old Jesus Gonzalez, both residents of Bakersfield who were booked into the Kern County Jail Central Receiving Facility on various narcotics related chargers.

Cantu is being held on $135,000 bail while Gonzalez’s bail was set for $90,000.

On August 8, 2013 at approximately 3 p.m., officers from the Sheriff’s Office Majors Violators Unit with the assistance of the Kern County Narcotics Enforcement Team conducted a search of a home  in the 4600 block of Joanne Avenue in southwest Bakersfield.

According to police, offices found o approximately one pound of suspected methamphetamine at the residence, along with two pounds of suspected cocaine and approximately one pound of heroin.

Also, discovered during the search were several items indicating that the sales of narcotics and over $25,000.00 in currency.

Two Charged in Bakersfield Drug Bust was last modified: August 9th, 2013 by admin
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