A Phelan man was arrested Friday on suspicion of discharging a firearm in a front yard and possessing thousands of pounds of marijuana, authorities reported Saturday.
Jose Meza-Gomez, 47, was arrested and booked at the High Desert Detention Center in Adelanto and is being held on $50,000 bail, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s booking records show.
At 12:20 p.m. Friday, deputies responded to reports of shots fired in the 13600 block of Wilson Ranch Road in Phelan, the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station reported.
The address is located near the California Aqueduct and south of State Route 18/Palmdale Road.
During that time, deputies received information that a man, later identified as Meza-Gomez, was shooting a firearm from the front yard of his residence, the sheriff’s report said.
Upon arrival, deputies located multiple fired cartridge cases from multiple caliber weapons at the home, where occupants were detained and a search warrant was written, according to sheriff’s officials.
Upon service of the warrant, an AR-15 rifle, a handgun, rifle ammunition and approximately 2,400 pounds of processed marijuana were found inside the residence, the sheriff’s report said.