Kern County deputies find drugs, over $6k on parolee during search

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Deouties arrested a suspect after drugs, a firearm and over $6,000 in cash were found in his home.

On June 18, at about 7:00 PM, Deputies assigned to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Major Violators Unit assisted by the Kern Narcotics Enforcement Team, conducted a narcotics investigation at 3503 Belle Terrace Avenue, in Bakersfield. 

Deputies conducted a parole search of the home and found a stolen 9 mm semi-automatic pistol and a .32 caliber revolver in a bedroom.  The pistol was previously reported stolen from a Bakersfield home. 

While deputies were inside the home, the suspect, Jeffrey Stephens, drove up into the front driveway. 

Deputies said they immediately made contact with him and placed him under arrest for an active no bail warrant. 

Deputies seized about half of a pound of Methamphetamine packaged for sales, and an electronic scale, from within the truck that Stephens was driving.  Additionally, Deputies seized $6080.00 in cash (some of the cash from Stephen’s person and some laying within the truck). 

Stephens was booked into the Kern County Jail for his warrant and for the open charges of Possession and Transportation of Methamphetamine, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Stolen Property, and other charges.

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