Law enforcement served search warrants Thursday at two residences that resulted in the combined seizure of more than 12 pounds marijuana and the discovery of a drug lab.
The first residence was in the 600 block of Bohna Street, where Juan Zavala was allegedly found with half an ounce of suspected heroin, about 7 pounds of processed marijuana and more than $3,000 cash believed to be from the sales of illegal substances.
Zavala was booked into jail on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for sales, possession of marijuana and maintaining a residence for the purpose of sales.
The second residence was in the 4300 block of Mesa Drive, where Alfredo Perez was allegedly found with about 4 grams of suspected methamphetamine, about 2 grams of suspected cocaine, about 5 pounds of processed marijuana, 15 marijuana plants, one semi-automatic pistol, one rifle, a stolen welder valued at about $5,000, a stolen pressure washer and about $3,200 cash.
Deputies also found a butane honey oil lab in Perez's garage. The product known as "honey oil" is a concentrated oil filled with THC, the active ingredient in marijuana.
A man who fired multiple shots at a person following a fight was arrested Thursday on suspicion of attempted murder.
Kern County deputies are seeking the suspects involved in a southeast Bakersfield stabbing on Thursday that left one victim with a wound to the chest.
Bakersfield police arrested a juvenile corrections officer Thursday who is accused of sexually assaulting a Kern County Juvenile Hall detainee Sept. 30.
The man charged with the murder of 34-year-old Efren Ramon Estrada and dumping his body in a recycling bin told investigators he killed Estrada after confronting him over a perceived threat from a month before, according to court filings.
A gang member convicted of murder and attempted murder in two separate shootings in February 2013 was sentenced Thursday to life without the possibility of parole.
The Kern County District Attorney's Office recently received a grant for $425,889 for the prosecution of crimes related to driving under the influence.
A 47-year-old Shafter man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of molesting two girls.
Kern County Sheriff's Office deputies are searching for a man suspected of breaking into mailboxes in Lamont and using a stolen ATM card to make withdrawals.
A tractor trailer traveling as fast as 100 mph northbound down the Grapevine late Tuesday night struck three other rigs before starting a 2-acre brushfire and closing four lanes of Interstate 5 for four hours.
The Kern County Sheriff's bomb squad rendered an explosive device safe Tuesday after it was seen near Kelso Creek.
A detentions deputy charged with five felonies in connection with smuggling contraband into Lerdo Jail has pleaded no contest to conspiracy.
A low-cost vaccination, licensing and microchip clinic for city residents' dogs will be held this Saturday at Silver Creek Park, 7011 Harris Road.