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Shafter man arrested after weapons found

A man was arrested in Shafter after a search warrant led officers to find illegal weapons and ammunition.

The Shafter Police Department said on Sept. 12, officers executed a search warrant at a home in the 500 block of Acacia Avenue for illegal weapons and ammunition.

Shafter police said 37-year-old George Ramirez was arrested and booked into the Kern County Sheriff's Office jail for felon in possession of firearms, felon in possession of ammunition and other firearm-related charges.

The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information about this case, authorities ask them to contact the Shafter Police Department at 661-746-8500.

--Jamie Stewart


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