SOLANO COUNTY (CBS13) — Solano County deputies said they stopped a suspected DUI driver who was speeding with expired registration before discovering a loaded gun and pre-packed marijuana for sale inside of the vehicle.
The Solano County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened Thursday evening on Highway 12.READ MORE: Wednesday's Show Info (5/25/22)
Law enforcement spotted the driver, Nicklaus Pangelinan, 27, of Suisun City, speeding on the highway with expired tags and initiated a traffic stop.
The smell of burnt marijuana came from inside of the vehicle and a rolled blunt sat on the dashboard, authorities said.
A search of the vehicle uncovered a loaded gun without a serial number, large amounts of cash and pre-packaged marijuana for sale, the sheriff’s office said.READ MORE: Tuesday's Show Info (5/24/22)
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A record check showed that Pangelinan was a convicted felon, which makes it illegal to be in possession of any weapons, deputies said.MORE NEWS: Tips For Staying Safe While Enjoying Sacramento's Waterways
Pangelinan was taken into custody without incident.