Methamphetamine and marijuana plants found during search of home in Southeast Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, narcotics officers from the Sheriff's office served a search warrant in the 100 block of Kincaid Street in Bakersfield.

As they were searching the residence, officers say they located just under two ounces of suspected methamphetamine, evidence of sales of a controlled substance and 21 marijuana plants.

Officers arrested 31-year-old Monica Valente for possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for sales, maintaining a house for drug sales, cultivation of marijuana and for an outstanding felony warrant.

Valente was taken to the Sheriff's Central Receiving Facility Jail where she was booked on those charges.

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