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Handgun concealed in a pizza box on top of the pizza.

Rosamond, CA.-On October 10, 2023, at approximately 3:00 a.m., Deputies patrolling the area of 30th Street West and Old Country Way in Rosamond stopped a vehicle for simple vehicle code violations.

The driver, 47 year old Danny Carson, had a misdemeanor warrant and was on PRCS for weapons violations.

Located in the vehicle were various narcotics including suspected methamphetamine, Xanax, cocaine, and fentanyl which weighed a combined 1.5 lbs. Deputies located a sawed off shotgun and two loaded handguns, one of which was concealed in a pizza box on top of the pizza. Deputies also located cash, scales, narcotic paraphernalia, and packaging. Deputies arrested the 3 passengers in the vehicle, Benjamin Vasquez (47), Krista Rutledge (30), and Saydee Vandehey (18). All four subjects were booked at Justice Receiving Facility 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.

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