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Probation search leads to firearm and drug paraphernalia seizure

Posted: 5:48 PM, Mar 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-15 20:48:52-04
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Officers with the Kern County Probation Department's Post Release Community Supervision Unit conducted a probation search and warrant apprehension in the area of 400 Beardsley Avenue.

According to officials, officers contacted Charles Criss, 23, Toby Coffey, 57, and William Wilcox, 40.

Following a search, officers located a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, a loaded .38 special revolver, 116 rounds of ammunition, suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Coffey and Wilcox were arrested for gun, ammunition and drug charges. Criss was arrested on his numerous felony warrants, carrying a concealed dirk/dagger and drug charges.