Bakersfield man convicted of domestic violence sentenced for owning gun

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Posted at 6:10 PM, May 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-02 21:43:32-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — A Bakersfield man was sentenced in federal court Monday to nearly six years in prison for possession of ammunition after being convicted of domestic violence.

Court documents state that 26-year-old Jesus B. Cordero was arrested in September 2020 in Bakersfield after he was pulled over by police. Officers found drugs and a loaded gun in his vehicle.

Due to his prior conviction of domestic violence, Cordero is barred from possessing guns or ammunition.

Monday, Cordero was sentenced to 5 years and 10 months for illegal possession of ammunition