Kern County Firearms Arrest

Kern County Firearms Arrest
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Originally Published By: Kern County Sheriff’s Office

“On Monday January 16, 2023, at approximately 8:44 p.m., a deputy from the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Wasco Substation, conducted a traffic enforcement stop of a vehicle near the intersection of Poso Drive and F Street in Wasco.  During the traffic stop, deputies identified the driver as Alexis Garcia (22-year-old male from Shafter) who was believed to be under the influence of a controlled substance.

During a search of the vehicle, deputies located a loaded assault rifle and additional ammunition.  At the conclusion of the traffic stop, deputies served a search at Garcia’s residence in the 500 block of Martha Avenue in the City of Shafter.

Evidence seized during search warrants | Kern County Sheriff’s Office

During the search of Garcia’s residence, deputies located a loaded short barrel 12-gauge shotgun, two high-capacity magazines, and additional ammunition.

Garcia was subsequently arrested and booked into the Kern County Jail for possession of a firearm while under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of an assault rifle, possession of a concealed firearm in a vehicle, and various additional charges.

Anyone with information regarding either of these investigations (2023-00005990) is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040.”

Kern County Firearms Arrest was last modified: January 23rd, 2023 by admin
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