SOLANO COUNTY (CBS13) – Missing a grenade launcher, anyone?
Last week, a man found a discarded gun safe in a ditch in the north end of Solano County and notified the authorities.READ MORE: Proposed Campground Expansion At Auburn State Recreation Area Draws Concern Over Wildfire Risk
The Solano County Sheriff’s Office said the safe contained a 37mm grenade launcher, a 50-caliber machine gun on a tripod, a sub-machine gun, six hand grenades (later deemed non-functional aside from two filled with smokeless powder), multiple handgun and rifle magazines, and other miscellaneous parts, according to a Solano County Sheriff’s Office statement on Facebook.READ MORE: Fire Burning In Highway 160 Overpass Reveals Person Living Inside
All of the serial numbers on the guns had been scratched off.
All of the items were taken as evidence. Detectives are looking into where the safe came from and who put it there.MORE NEWS: Rio Linda Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Injured
Deputies are grateful that the safe was discovered and that no one was injured by its contents.