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Teen arrested for semi-automatic weapon

Ongoing BPD investigation
Posted at 1:08 PM, Oct 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-03 16:08:22-04

A teen is behind bars after police found a semi-automatic weapon.

Wednesday morning at 9:40 a.m., during a probation search on Potomac Avenue, Bakersfield Police officers located a semi-automatic gun in the home of a 17-year-old boy, according to BPD.  

The juvenile was arrested and booked for a weapons violation and participation in a criminal street gang and in the Kern County Juvenile Hall.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, BPD asks to contact you at 661-327-7111.