Fairfield Police Arrest Two Youth for Drugs and Loaded Firearms Following Traffic Stop

Fairfield Police Arrest Two Youth for Drugs and Loaded Firearms Following Traffic StopSource: Fairfield Police Department
Nina Singh-Hudson
Published on February 09, 2024

In a routine stop turned drug and weapons bust, Fairfield, CA's finest put two youngsters behind bars last night. According to the Fairfield Police Department's Facebook page, an officer spotted a vehicle with an equipment violation in the 1400 block of West Texas Street and proceeded to quickly enforce a traffic stop at 10:48 pm.

It didn't take long for the aroma of marijuana to hit the officer's nose, leading to a search that revealed a trove of illicit substances and firepower. What was supposed to be a casual check merely became a full-blown arrest as the officer unearthed an AR pistol and a Polymer 80 handgun, both dangerously loaded, and a stash of drugs that included suspected psilocybin mushrooms, MDMA (ecstasy), and marijuana.

The vehicle's occupants, 20-year-old Kenneth Carney and Denis Knight found themselves in cuffs and were promptly transported to Solano County Jail. The Fairfield Police Department confirmed that the suspects were buckled with drug and weapons-related charges, giving these young men a harsh introduction to the realities of adult consequences.