A man was arrested on suspicion of armed robbery at a smoke shop in Wasco.
On Nov 30, the House of Fun Smoke Shop was robbed at gun point by a masked suspect.
The investigation into the robbery led Kern County Sheriff’s Office deputies to conduct a search warrant at a home in the 1100 block of 7th Place.
On Dec. 7, deputies located Armando Garcia Zendejas, 24, at the home. Zendejas was found with a .38 caliber revolver in his waist band, according to KCSO.
He was arrested and booked for robbery, being a masked criminal in possession of a firearm in public, participating in a criminal street gang, and carrying a concealed weapon while participating in a criminal street gang.
Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (661) 322-4040.