FAIRFIELD (CBS SF) — Police suspect a five-year-old was endangered after Fairfield officers found guns and drugs in a car the child was occupying Monday evening.
Around 6:20 p.m., members of the Fairfield Police Department’s special operations team were conducting traffic stops in the area of East Tabor and Kidder avenues when they stopped a car for a mechanical violation, police said.
Upon contact with the occupants, police said officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside and began searching the occupants and the car.
Police said officers found a gun in the front waistband of a 14-year-old boy along with Xanax pills and marijuana that were in his possession.
During a search of the vehicle, officers located another handgun underneath the driver’s seat and police said the gun was loaded.
A five-year-old child was in the car at the time, police said.
Officers arrested Devonte Lewis, 19, and Marissa Lewis, 32, both of Fairfield, Davion Harris, 18, of Vacaville and the 14-year-old juvenile on suspicion of violating gun, drug and child endangerment laws.
Police said the five-year-old was released to the custody of a family member.
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