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KCSO: Man arrested for operating a drug house in Lake Isabella

Posted at 9:54 PM, Jul 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-04 00:54:01-04

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. — A man is behind bars after officials found that he was operating a drug house in Lake Isabella, according to KCSO.

On July 2, the Kern Valley deputies stopped Michael Camit, 35, on a motorcycle near Webb and Clark Streets in Lake Isabella.

Officials say during the stop, Camit briefly attempted to run away from deputies.

During a search deputies found about 3 ounces of methamphetamine inside his motorcycle helmet. Deputies also located two handguns, several rounds of ammunition, over $600, a stolen moped, indication methamphetamine sales and evidence he was operating a drug house at Camit's residence.

A records check later showed that Camit was a convicted felon. He was arrested and booked into jail for several charges, including Sales of Controlled Substance, Transportation of Controlled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance while in Possession of Loaded Firearm, Maintaining a Drug House, Possession of Firearm by Felon, Possession of Ammunition by Felon, Possession of Stolen Vehicle and various misdemeanor and traffic violations.