Police searching for man wanted on drug charges

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield police officers and local authorities are searching for a man wanted on drug trafficking charges.

Bakersfield police said that on Thursday, officers served search warrants in the 1100 block of Iris Street in Wasco, 4400 block of White Lane and 5400 block of Viewcrest Drive in Bakersfield.

As a result of the searches, 389 grams of methamphetamine, $2,000 in U.S. currency and a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee were seized, officials said.

Prior to executing the warrants, Adrian Felix 20 and Reyleon Rey-Rivas 20, were seen leaving the Wasco location and a traffic stop was conducted, officials said.

Officers said they found an additional 527 grams of methamphetamine in the vehicle they were operating and they were both arrested.

A third suspect, identified as Alvaro Felix, 27, (also known as Fernando Urias Eras), has been linked to the investigation. This was the result of an extensive investigation that began in March 2012 and led by the Bakersfield Police Vice/Narcotic Unit.

This investigation led to the identification of a mid-level Drug Trafficking Organization operating in the Bakersfield/Kern County area.

As a result, a total of 8 subjects were arrested, over 3 pounds of methamphetamine, a quarter pound of heroin, one handgun, and $1,400 in U.S. currency were seized.

Attached is a photograph of Alvaro Felix. His location is unknown and a warrant has been issued for his arrest on charges of possession for sale of a controlled substance, transportation of a controlled substance and conspiracy.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Alvaro Felix is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.

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