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Man arrested in Wasco for possession of firearm, fentanyl

Vinson Callahan was arrested Saturday for weapons violations, including prohibited person possessing a firearm, ammunition and suspected fentanyl.

According to a press release from the Kern County Sheriff's Office, at about 10 a.m., Wasco and north area substations deputies were dispatched to the 1900 block of Gaston St., responding to a subject in possession of a firearm. Once there, they encountered Callahan.

During a search, deputies located an unserialized handgun, or "ghost gun." They also found live ammunition, drug paraphernalia and suspected fentanyl.

He was arrested and booked into the Central Receiving Facility.


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