Man arrested after shots fired in Wasco

Crime Watch

WASCO, Calif. (KGET) — A man was arrested after negligently firing a weapon in Wasco on Monday.

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office said at around 8:30 p.m., deputies heard gunfire in the area of Broadway Street and 9th Place and conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle leaving the area. During a search of the vehicle, KCSO said deputies found a loaded firearm and illegal drugs. 

The driver, identified as Anthony Rocha, was arrested and booked into the Kern County Jail on suspicion of unlawful discharge of a firearm, possessing drugs for sale and for other violations.

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