Felon with Pellet Gun Converted to Fire .357 Caliber Ammunition Detained in Bakersfield


From Bakersfield.com: Bakersfield police found a man on felony parole in possession of a pellet gun that had been converted to fire live ammunition. Police stopped Gerardo Castillo, 24, around 8 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of Baker Street as he was riding a bike. Castillo was also found in possession of narcotic paraphernalia, shaved keys and a mask.

Inspection of the airsoft gun revealed it had been converted to fire .357 caliber ammunition, a police news release said. It was loaded with six live rounds. Castillo is a convicted felon, documented criminal street gang member and is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition, police said.

Felon with Pellet Gun Converted to fire .357 Caliber Ammunition Arrested in Bakersfield.

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