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McFarland man arrested for possession of methamphetamine

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Posted at 6:11 PM, Oct 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-24 21:22:01-04

A McFarland resident was arrested Saturday for possession of methamphetamine after being stopped by local police for riding a bicycle with lighting violations.

33-year-old Fernando Medrano was in the 500 block of West Perkins Avenue around 8 p.m.. Medrano was on active Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) for narcotics and vehicle theft.

Officers found one half ounce of meth and less than 28.5 grams of marijuana on Medrano after he admitted to having illegal items with him.

The methamphetamine was wrapped for the purpose of sales.

Medrano was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sales, possession of drug paraphernalia, and other charges and booked into Kern County Sheriff’s Central Receiving Facility.

He also had two outstanding misdemeanor arrest warrants.