TEHACHAPI — Kern County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men Tuesday on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine, a cache of weapons and ammunition and and a stolen California Department of Corrections badge at a Tehachapi home.
Deputies said Matt Christy, 26, and Nikole Poczik, 27, were arrested in the 20800 block of Neely Avenue in Tehachapi after a probation search. Deputies said they found deputies located suspected methamphetamine, an assault rifle, a silencer, two loaded handguns, two high capacity magazines, a stolen California Department of Corrections badge, a police raid vest, ammunition, a gas mask and cash.
The pair was arrested for various weapons, drug, and gang related charges. They were both booked into the Sheriff’s Office Central Receiving Facility.