Santa Rosa police seize weapons, cash, 20 grams of cocaine during traffic stop

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SANTA ROSA (KRON) — A routine traffic stop led to the arrest of a man, who was allegedly in possession of drugs, a gun, and $3,500 in cash Saturday morning in Santa Rosa, according to Santa Rosa Police Department.

An officer was driving westbound on Carillo St. when a driver made a “minor traffic violation,” police said.

Police pulled over 21-year-old Christian Bazzano of Santa Rosa at Glen St. and College Ave.

Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa PD

During the traffic stop, police found about 20 grams of cocaine, over $3,500 in cash, other items commonly associated with selling drugs, and a .40 caliber handgun with a large capacity magazine.

Bazzano was transported to the Sonoma County Jail where he was booked for possession for:

  • Possession of Narcotics for Sales (Felony)
  • Loaded Firearm in Public (Felony)
  • Large Capacity Magazine (Felony)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance while Armed (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm without a Serial Number (Misdemeanor)
  • Possession of a Control Substance (Misdemeanor)
  • Concealed Firearm upon Person (Misdemeanor)
  • Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor (Misdemeanor)

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Santa Rosa Police Department (707) 543-3600.

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