CONCORD, Calif. (KRON) — Two people have been arrested after officers conducted a traffic stop and seized firearms and marijuana, the Concord Police Department announced Thursday in a Facebook post. The traffic stop led to a search near Laguna Street and Ellis Street of two occupants inside a vehicle, resulting in the discovery of marijuana packed for sales and two loaded firearms.
The driver of the searched vehicle is a convicted felon, according to police. A search warrant was then served at his Concord residence.
The search warrant led to police finding a bulletproof vest, a “large quantity” of marijuana, ammunition and an additional four firearms. Both occupants of the suspect vehicle were arrested and booked into jail for multiple weapon and drug charges.
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Laguna Street and Ellis Street are located near downtown and Todos Santos Plaza. It is approximately a 10-minute walk from the Concord BART station.