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By Veronica Jacuinde
Wasco Tribune 

Man arrested in Wasco for possession of firearm, fentanyl


Last updated 9/26/2023 at 2:06pm | View PDF

Veronica Jacuinde | Wasco Tribune

Ghost gun and suspected fentanyl were found in Vinson Callahan's possession, sheriff's deputies said. (Photo courtesy of KCSO)

Vinson Callahan was arrested Saturday for weapons violations, including prohibited person possessing a firearm, ammunition and suspected fentanyl.

According to a press release from the Kern County Sheriff's Office, at about 10 a.m., Wasco and north area substations deputies were dispatched to the 1900 block of Gaston St., responding to a subject in possession of a firearm. Once there, they encountered Callahan.

During a search, deputies located an unserialized handgun, or "ghost gun." They also found live ammunition, drug paraphernalia and suspected fentanyl.

He was arrested and booked into the Central Receiving Facility.


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