Man arrested on firearm charges, narcotic sales in East Bakersfield

Posted at 1:22 AM, Oct 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-31 04:26:01-04

22-year-old Richard Mendez is behind bars this morning, following a search warrant in East Bakersfield.

Just before 6:30 Sunday evening, police officers discovered what they described as a large amount of prescription narcotics and a short barreled shotgun, with several rounds of ammunition.

Mendez is now facing multiple firearm charges, narcotic sales and gang related charges.