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Bakersfield man sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for drug dealing

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Posted at 2:45 PM, Jan 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-22 17:45:35-05

A Bakersfield man was sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for selling drugs. Pedro Ferrel, 41, was sentenced on Tuesday.

According to court documents, Ferrel was spotted by police officers selling drugs in a residential area. When he was searched, he was found to be in possession of meth and heroine. In May 2019 he pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and heroin.

Ferrel sentence was the result of a lengthy criminal history dating back to 1996 and included convictions for controlled substance offenses, evading a peace officer, domestic abuse, and possession of drugs while armed, among other things.