Two arrested for concealed, stolen firearms on Highway 99 in McFarland

Posted at 3:16 PM, Nov 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-04 18:18:41-04

Two suspects were arrested for possession of stolen firearms and concealed loaded firearms in a vehicle on Highway 99 Thursday.

A California Highway Patrol officer conducted a traffic stop on a 2007 Honda Odyssey van with dark tinted windows traveling southbound on Highway 99 north of Elmo Highway around 1 p.m.

The officer was given consent to search the vehicle and found four loaded handguns in a compartment. One of the guns was stolen.

The driver, Carlos Antonio Trejo, and passenger, Elmer Maldonado Vasquez, were arrested and booked at the Kern County Jail.