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Probation search leads to arrest of two men with guns

Posted at 9:59 AM, Feb 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-15 12:59:36-05

Two men are behind bars after they were allegedly found in possession of multiple guns during a probation search Tuesday.

According to the Bakersfield Police Department, officers were conducting a probation search in the area of Mitchell Avenue and Sterling Road at about 10 a.m.

During the search, police found a stolen .380-caliber handgun, a sawed-off shotgun and several rounds of live ammo. 

Police took 20-year-old Eduardo Leon and 30-year-old Erik Salas into custody. Both now face gun and gang-related charges.