Enforcement agencies close down 10 pot shops, seize over 600 pounds of marijuana

Posted at 5:28 PM, Oct 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-26 21:22:12-04

Bakersfield police served ten search warrants on marijuana dispensaries within Bakersfield last week.

Over 650 pounds of marijuana and 340 pounds of edibles were seized across the ten shops. Four felony arrests and 14 misdemeanor arrests were made, according to the department.

This map shows where the 10 shops were located:

15 grams of cocaine, four firearms, and over $20,000 was also confiscated.

All of the buildings had structural violations and were determined unsafe for occupancy and secured.

The operation was conducted by BPD, the City Attorney's Office, Code Enforcement, Bakersfield Fire, KCSO and the Kern County District Attorney's Office.