Suspects arrested for sale of controlled substances over the weekend

Posted at 11:12 AM, Aug 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-14 14:12:48-04

On Friday August 11th deputies from the Kern County Sheriff's Office located and arrested 42 year old Sabino Ramos for the possession of about an ounce of suspected meth packaged consistently with the sale of the drug.

After a search warrant was issued, an additional pound of suspected meth and an ounce of suspected heroin were found inside of the home. This also led to the arrest of 42 year old Shana Lankford at the home. 

The home where the additonal suspected drugs were found and the arrest of the second suspect was made is across the street from Bakersfield High School. 

Both Ramos and Lankford were arrested on numerous charges including conspiracy, sales of a controlled substance, maintaining a residence for the purpose of sales, felony child endangerment, and trafficking of a narcotic controlled substance. Ramos was additionally arrested for possession of a controlled substance within 1000 feet of a school campus and two felony warrants. 

Both Ramos and Lankford were booked into the Central Receiving Facility.