Sureno gang members arrested with AR-15 rifle and other guns

Posted at 12:12 PM, Jul 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-19 15:12:39-04

BAKERSFIELD CALIF. — On Saturday, July 18, 2020, at about 11:37 P.M., an officer was Bakersfield Police Officer was patrolling in the area of White Lane and Stine Road when he conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for vehicle code violations.

Officials said the search of the vehicle was conducted and the officer located a loaded AR-15 rifle and an additional loaded firearm.

The people inside of the vehicle were identified as Fabian Cruz (25) and Filemon Bello . (28).

Cruz and Bello are documented associate Sureno gang members and both subjects are prohibited from firearm possession.

They were arrested for several firearms and gang related charges. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.