A Bakersfield man was arrested early Thursday morning on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm after police searched a home in the 1700 block of Clarendon Street.
Bakersfield Police said they arrested Charles Barefield, 36, after they said he tried to discard a pair of shotguns onto a roof of a residence. Barefield was taken into custody without incident, and during a search of the residence officers located a .22 caliber rifle.
Barefield was arrested and booked into the Kern County Jail for possession of a firearm by a felon, gang member in possession of a firearm, as well as participating in a criminal
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department (661) 327-7111.