Defendant was arrested inside Ford City building in April

A Taft man arrested inside a storage building in Ford City last month has been sentenced to a year in jail and fined $350.

Reginald Stark, 47 was arrested at gunpoint by Kern County Sheriff's deputies responding to a report of a burglary in progress in the 100 block of Harrison on April 26.

He pleaded not contest to one count of commercial burglary and was sentenced Wednesday.

Stark was also placed on 3 years probation.