Deputies Bust Bakersfield Drug Manufacturing Operation

Deputies Bust Bakersfield Drug Manufacturing Operation

BAKERSFIELD — Two men were arrested on Tuesday in northwest Bakersfield after deputies busted up a major drug manufacturing operation.

Brett Royal, 46, and 41-year-old Matthew Watson, both Bakersfield residents, were booked into the Kern County Jail ‘s Central Receiving Facility on various narcotics related chargers.

According to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, agents from the California Multi-Jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team and the Kern Narcotics Enforcement Team executed a search warrant in the 3500 block of Jewett Avenue in the City of Bakersfield on April 29.

The warrant came from an lengthy investigation into the sales of methamphetamine coming from the residence, which when searched by officers, turned up approximately 90 grams of methamphetamine, over 50 grams of suspected hallucinogenic mushrooms, eight grams of honey oil and just under 14 pounds of processed marijuana. All with a street value of over $70,000.

Officers said they also found also evidence the of the chemical extraction to produce honey oil, which is the active ingredient in marijuana.

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