Photo courtesy Kern County Sheriff's Office
It happened Tuesday around 3 a.m. in the area of 30th Street West and Old Country Way in Rosamond, located in Kern County near the Los Angeles County line.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies stopped a vehicle for "simple vehicle code violations."
The driver, 47-year-old Danny Carson, had a misdemeanor warrant and was on post-release community supervision for weapons violations.
Officials said when they searched Carson's vehicle, investigators discovered narcotics including methamphetamine, Xanax, cocaine, and fentanyl totaling a combined 1.5 lbs., as well as a sawed-off shotgun and two loaded handguns.
One of those handguns was "concealed" on top of a pizza in a box.
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Deputies also recovered cash, scales, narcotics paraphernalia, and packaging.
In addition to Carson, three others in the car were arrested - 47-year-old Benjamin Vasquez, 30-year-old Krista Rutledge, and 18-year-old Saydee Vandehey.
All four suspects were booked for multiple weapon and drug violations.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff's Office at 661-861-3110 or Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.