On December 28, 2019, at about 1:00 p.m., deputies from the Kern Valley Substation conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a vehicle code violation near the area of Kern River Canyon Road and Borel Road in Bodfish. During the stop, deputies located 35.9 grams of individually packaged methamphetamine, 68 grams of marijuana, 40.5 grams of concentrated marijuana, 1 gram of heroin, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia.
Jerry Winham (58) and Joyce Yarbrough (58) were both arrested on numerous felony charges and booked into the Central Receiving Facility. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness Line at 661-322-4040. Case number 2019-00206691.