WASCO, Calif. — The Kern County Sheriff's Office arrested a 31-year-old man and convicted felon on gun and gang charges in Wasco earlier this week.
According to KCSO, Jose Garnica was contacted by deputies at about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Oak Avenue and 12th Street. Deputies found him in possession of a loaded gun, ammunition and an additional magazine for the gun. He also had a felony warrant out for his arrest.
Garnica was arrested on charges of felon in possession of a loaded gun, felon in possession of ammunition, gang member carrying a concealed firearm and carrying a concealed firearm in public, according to the sheriff’s office.