Police officers attached to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men whom they found in possession of two vehicles that had been reported stolen, firearms, ammunition, and drugs Saturday at a city motel.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office reported that when responding to a call last Saturday, July 17, regarding suspicious activity at the Motel 6 located in Olive Tree court, they found two stolen vehicles in the parking lot of the establishment.
The officers’ report states that they managed to identify and arrest two suspects connected to one of the stolen vehicles. The suspects were not identified
The agents carried out a search of the room where the suspects were staying. There they found an AR-style assault rifle, a pistol with a silencer, multiple high-capacity magazines, and 200 unused bullets.
Deputies from the sheriff’s office also found drugs in the room, including 1.8 grams of heroin, 11.9 grams of methamphetamine, 4.6 grams of cocaine, 222 grams of a substance suspected of being fentanyl, and more than 100 Xanax pills.
Agents reported that the two men were arrested and jailed and face multiple charges for crimes related to possession of weapons and possession of the stolen property.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office asks anyone with any information related to this case to contact them at 661-861-3110.