5 arrests in Tehachapi drug bust

TEHACHAPI, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Complaints about possible drug trafficking led to a probation search at a Tehachapi-area home that sheriff's investigators said netted five arrests and the seizure of methamphetamine.

Officers from the Kern Narcotics Enforcement Team wrapped up their investigation into possible drug trafficking activity in the 20400 block of Steuber Road on Tuesday, according to a department news release.

Five adults were arrested on various drug-related charges. Some had outstanding warrants. They were identified in a news release as 22-year-old Mason Price, 23-year-old Nikole Poczik, 23-year-old Bud Gonzales, 33-year-old Bobby Finklea III and 44-year-old Kathryn Sadler.

In addition to suspected meth, deputies said they found other items indicative of narcotics sales.