BORON — Two men were arrested during a multi-residence probation sweep in the small desert community of Boron on Friday.
Steve McClean, 30, and 19-year-old Taylor Hernandez, both of Boron, were booked into the Kern County Jail on various drug charges, including possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia and being under the influence of a controlled substance.
According to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, the multi-agency probation sweep was conducted on November 13 by deputies and officers from the Union Pacific Railroad Police, BNSF Railroad Police, and the Kern County Probation Department.
During the sweep, law enforcement officers said they checked 10 residences and said they found a .22 rifle, a .12 gauge shotgun, morphine and an assortment of drug paraphernalia.
Two other cases were submitted to the District Attorney’s Office for review for charges of possession of paraphernalia.