Drug Sweep Nets Six Arrests

Drug Sweep Nets Six Arrests

BAKERSFIELD — A drug sweep through two separate Bakersfield neighborhoods on Wednesday resulted in six drug-related arrests.

The first, was at a home in the in the 2800 block of St Mary’s Street. According to officers from the California Multi-Jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team (CalMMET), a probation search was conducted at the residence on March 4, during which time they discovered what appeared to be methamphetamine packaged for sales, narcotics paraphernalia, items indicative of narcotics sales and marijuana

Sylvia Garcia, 38, was arrested for being in possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for sales, possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, and maintaining a residence for drug sales.

Later that day, officers then conducted a second search at a house in the 100 block of Sequoia Avenue, where they said they located several subjects after they had initially refused to open the door for them.

Five of the six were arrested at this house

Five of the six were arrested at this house

Once inside, officers said they located suspected methamphetamine, narcotics paraphernalia and subjects that were under the influence of narcotics.

Guadalupe Ramos,48, was taken into custody for an outstanding warrant, possession of a controlled substance, and obstructing or delaying a peace officer, while 21-year-old Fernando Leal, 21-year-old Brittney Cox and 18-year-old Keith Post were all arrested and booked into the Kern County Jail for being under the influence of a controlled substance.

A juvenile was also located in the residence and was issued a citation for being in possession paraphernalia and released to a guardian.

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