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Two arrested for gun, live ammo possession in East Bakersfield

Two arrested after KCSO search in East Bakersfield
Posted at 6:27 AM, Apr 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-11 09:27:01-04

BAKERSFIELD – Two people are in custody after they were found with a gun and live ammunition.

 

According to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, 31-year-old Clement Rhodes and 29-year-old Phylicia Mitchel were taken into custody following a search warrant that was executed by deputies Monday  night.

 

KCSO conducted the search in the area of East 9th Street and Union Avenue at about 11:30 p.m.

 

KCSO confiscated a loaded firearm and multiple live rounds of ammunition.

 

KCSO says Rhodes had a gun on him and attempted to get rid of it when deputies approached him.

 

Rhodes faces several charges including being a felon in possession of a firearm, gang member in possession of a firearm, carrying a concealed unregistered firearm, possession of ammunition by a felon, carrying a loaded firearm.

 

 

Mitchell also faces several charges including possession of a concealed unregistered firearm, possession of ammunition by a felon, carrying a loaded firearm, and possession of a firearm by a felon.