12 arrested in Wasco Sheriff's operation to curb violent crime

WASCO, Calif. - A Kern County Sheriff's Office operation led to a dozen arrests Saturday.

Deputies from the Wasco Substation and deputies from the Gang Unit conducted proactive law enforcement patrols in the city of Wasco at about 5 p.m., KCSO officials said.

This operation was due to an increase in violent crimes in northern Kern County, officials said.

The operation netted three felony warrant arrest, two felony narcotics arrests, three misdemeanor no bail warrant arrests, and four misdemeanor narcotics arrests, officials said.

A total of 11 adults and one juvenile were taken into custody, officials said.

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