Drug enforcement search revealed pot sale operation

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A search by law enforcement uncovered a marijuana sales operation Tuesday.

Deputies with the California Multijurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team (Cal-MMET) conducted a Probation Search in the 5600 block of Patton Way.

Upon starting the search, the probationer known to be living at the residence fled in a truck.  He was located by deputies a short time later and returned to the residence without incident.

Three other men were found during the search.  One was found trying to leave through the garage while deputies were making entry in to the front of the residence, officials said.

A search of the residence revealed a room which was being used to prepare marijuana for sales. This room contained approximately eight pounds of marijuana, officials said.

Also found in the residence and in the truck the subject had fled in were small amounts of methamphetamine, officials said.

One of the men found in the residence had prior felony convictions which would prevent him from possessing firearms or ammunition.  A search of this man's cts room reveled he was in possession of ammunition and two firearms.

Three subjects were arrested from the residence and booked into the Kern County Jail for various charges related to narcotics and firearms.  Arrested were 35-year-old Isaac Figueroa, 32-year-old Edward Figueroa, and 35-year-old Brent Perkins.

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