The Kern County Sheriff's Office Gang Suppression Unit as well as the Gang Suppression Investigation Unit were working an investigation into a home located near the 8200 block of Gail Marie Drive, which resulted in the units obtaining a search warrant.
After obtaining a search warrant for the home the Kern County Sheriff's Office Special Weapons and Tactics team detained several people, found two guns, and packaged narcotics for sale.
60-year-old Ruben Sanchez was one of the men detained and was arrested for sale of a controlled substance, possession of a firearm by gang member, felon in possession of firearm, possession of a controlled substance while in possession of a firearm, and maintaining a home for the purpose of sale of a controlled substance, Sanchez' bail was been set at $167,500.
Francisco Estrada was also arrested for possession of a firearm by a gang member, participation in a criminal street gang, possession of a short barreled riffle, felon in possession of a firearm, and a felony warrant for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Estrada's bail has been set at $155,000.
Both Sanchez and Estrada were booked into the Central Receiving Facility.