At 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies concluded a drug investigation at a parking lot near White Lane and Highway 99 and made two arrests.

Deputies contacted two men sitting in a Chevrolet Suburban and seized 12 pounds of methamphetamine from a box on the back seat. The occupants, Jose Mendoza-Garcia, 35, of Gilroy, and Luis Sarabia-Murin, 44, of Bakersfield, were both arrested on suspicion of meth for sales and conspiracy.

- Kern County Sheriff's Office