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Shafter man arrested on suspicion of having firearm, ammunition

traffic enforcement stop

A Shafter man was arrested on suspicion of having a firearm while under the influence of a controlled substance after Kern County Sheriff’s deputies stopped a driver believed to be intoxicated.

A Shafter man was arrested on suspicion of having a firearm while under the influence of a controlled substance after Kern County Sheriff’s deputies stopped a driver believed to be intoxicated.

Sheriff’s deputies in Wasco stopped a vehicle at the intersection of Poso and F streets in Wasco and searched a car driven by Alexis Garcia, 22, according to a KCSO news release. They found a loaded assault rifle and ammunition, the news release added.