BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -
Officials said two Bakersfield brothers were arrested after a narcotics investigation led to the discovery of over one pound of meth, several weapons, and ammo.
Investigators assigned to the Kern County California Multi-Jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team said they received information that 20-year-old Martin Alejandro Medina was involved in the sales of large amounts of methamphetamine.
On Feb. 6, at about 8:00 a.m., detectives concluded their investigation by serving a search warrant on Medina's house on Jane Street.
Detectives said they found about 1.4 pounds of meth and evidence of drug sales.
Officers said they also found several weapons including an AR-15 style assault rifle; an AK-47 style assault rifle; a 12-gauge shotgun; a high capacity drum fed 12 gauge shotgun; a Glock 9mm semi-automatic handgun; and a Smith and Wesson 500 revolver. A large amount of ammunition for each weapon and several high capacity magazines were also found with the weapons, according to officials.
As a result of the investigation detectives said they arrested Medina and his brother, 32-year-old Juan Antonio Medina.
Officials said Martin Medina was booked into the Kern County Jail for possession of a controlled substance, possession for sales, possession of drugs while armed with a firearm, possession of assault weapons, possession of high capacity magazines, and maintaining a residence for the purpose of drug sales. His bail has been set at $175,000.
Authorities also said Juan Medina was booked into the jail for possession of a controlled substance and has a bail set at $10,000.