KCSO traffic stop leads to arrest for possession of cocaine and meth

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A Bakersfield man was arrested by the Kern County Sheriff's Office methamphetamine task force following a traffic stop on Thursday.

The KCSO arrested 53-year-old Gary Myers following a traffic stop near Airport and Olive Drives.

Authorities believed that Myers was under the influence after talking to him, and Myers was arrested and his vehicle searched.

Myers was found to be in possession of suspected meth and suspected cocaine.

Officers obtained a search warrant for Myers residence located on Juniper Ridge Drive, and located approximately twelve firearms, ammunition and narcotics paraphernalia during the search.

Myers has previous convictions which prevent him from legally possessing firearms or ammunition. He was booked for being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for sale, vehicle code violations, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and possession of ammunition by a prohibited person.


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