Navarro’s confiscated gun
BAKERSFIELD — On Wednesday morning, as 30-year-old Jose Ayon Navarro was at a business in the 2000 block of Niles Street, deputies with the Sheriff’s Gang Unit came into contact with him.
Navarro had an active no-bail warrant after violating the terms of his PRCS (Post Release Community Supervision).
A search of his person revealed methamphetamine and several hundred dollars. A search of his vehicle yielded a .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun with ammunition.
Next, authorities took Navarro to his residence in the 2100 block of Custer Street for another search. Inside they discovered over a half pound of meth, 100 rounds of ammunition and body armor.
Deputies also came up 42-year-old Matthew Childress at the residence. Although on probation, Childress had 2 ounces of meth in his possession.
Navarro’s numerous charges include a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, possession of a controlled substance and possession for the purpose of sale.
Childress was booked on charges of possession of a controlled substance for sale.