Man arrested for having crystal meth, stolen gun in vehicle

Posted at 11:12 PM, Nov 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-17 02:12:23-05

A man driving under the influence with 3 ounces of crystal methamphetamine in his car was arrested Wednesday night.

Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop on 27-year-old Ruben Michael Estrada near Niles and Fairfax in East Bakersfield.

Deputies determined Estrada was driving under the influence of marijuana.

Three ounces of crystal methamphetamine and a stolen semi-automatic 380 caliber handgun were found in the vehicle.

Estrada was arrested and booked on charges including possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled substance, possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of sale, and transportation of a controlled substance.