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BPD: Man arrested for several felony firearms related charges in Oildale

Posted at 3:11 PM, Apr 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-08 18:13:49-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — 25-year-old Kyle Skaggs was arrested in Oildale on Sunday for several felony firearms related charges, according to Bakersfield Police.

BPD responded to the area of 800 Washington Avenue just before 4 p.m. in an attempt to locate Skaggs, who was wanted for four outstanding felony arrest warrants.

He was contacted in the backyard of a residence and during a search was found to have a loaded .38 caliber revolver concealed in his pants as well as several bags of suspected meth.

Following a search of a vehicle he was observed accessing. officers found an additional loaded firearm.

Bakersfield Police arrested Skaggs for multiple felony firearm related charges, possession of a controlled substance while armed and his outstanding arrest warrants.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact BPD at (661) 327-7111.