FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — A Traffic stop resulted in the recovery of a stolen firearm and seizure of a perception opioid pill for sale.
A unit patrolling the area near a hotel on Central Way around 12:23 Friday morning when it made consensual contact with the operator of a stationary vehicle in the hotel parking lot.READ MORE: 25,000 Pounds Of Lake Tahoe Trash To Be Turned Into Eagle Sculpture
The officer identified probable cause to search the vehicle based on a strong marijuana odor and found the firearm, which had been stolen from its owner in Martinez.READ MORE: Golden State Warriors Beat Luka Dončić Led Mavericks, Reach Sixth NBA Finals In Eight Years
Suspect Vanning Johnson, a 20-year-old male out of Suisun City, was arrested for his possession of the stolen gun, along with the illegal substance and intent to sell.
The weapon itself has not been connected to any crimes in the area.MORE NEWS: Gun Control Or Mental Health Reform? UC Davis Researchers Say We May Be Focusing On Wrong Problem
CBS13 will have further details as they become available.