Man arrested for illegal firearm possession, drug charges

Posted at 3:18 PM, Sep 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-07 18:18:24-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.  — On September 6, Bakersfield Police officers conducted a vehicle stop based upon observed vehicle code violations on Miller Street, after a search of the vehicle, the driver was arrested on multiple charges.

During a search, a loaded unregistered firearm and two ounces of methamphetamine were found.

The driver, 24-year-old Jesus Cordero was arrested for charges including felon in possession of a firearm, possession of methamphetamine for purpose of sales, probationer in possession of a concealed firearm and gang participation. He was booked into the Kern County Jail.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call BPD at (661) 327-7111.