NewsCovering Kern County


Probation search in East Bakersfield leads to juvenile arrest

Posted at 3:25 PM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-04 18:28:49-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — On Friday, February 1, officers with the Kern County Probation Department Gang Intervention and Suppression team conducted a search near 8000 Pioneer Drive.

During the probation search, officers located a .38 super caliber semi-automatic handgun, multiple live rounds of ammunition and a controlled substance.

During the course of the investigation, officers contacted a 17-year-old juvenile on probation.

According to the Kern County Probation Department, he was subsequently arrested and booked into Juvenile Hall for possession of a firearm, ammunition, illegally possessing prescription medication and criminal street gang related charges.