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Friday, Jan 31 2014 03:07 PM

Meth lab raided in east Bakersfield neighborhood

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Workers with the Kern County Environmental Health Department were stationed in the 700 block of Broken Arrow Avenue Friday where they were working on dismantling a meth lab after two suspects were taken into custody by the Bakersfield Police Department.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    The Bakersfield Police Department arrested two people in this home Friday on Broken Arrow Avenue in east Bakersfield after discovering a meth lab in one of the bedrooms. They were in the process of cleaning up the lab, which included hazardous chemicals.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    The Bakersfield Police Department works on an investigation at a meth lab they found in this home on Broken Arrow Avenue, Friday afternoon in east Bakersfield. They served a search warrant and took two people into custody.

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By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

Police raided a methamphetamine lab inside a residential neighborhood in east Bakersfield Friday afternoon, taking two people in custody and roping off the property.

Sgt. Chad Jackman said Jessey Lee Bowman, 33, and Maximus Sallam, 25, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy and manufacturing meth. The two were occupying a residence in the 700 block of Broken Arrow Avenue, north of East Brundage Lane and West of Sterling Road.

Jackman said the meth lab was located in a bedroom. He said the amount of meth had not yet been determined.

No weapons had been found as of 2:30 p.m., but officers were still searching the home.

 

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