Vallecito, CA — Patrick Bittner of Hughson was sleeping in his car when a Calaveras County Sheriff´s Deputy checked in on him to find an array of violations.
Bittner was parked on the Calaveras side of the Parrots Ferry Bridge when a deputy driving by felt Bittner´s car looked suspicious. Upon contact, Bittner had a bottle of beer in his hand and a handgun in his jacket pocket.
A loaded clip was found in Bittner´s pants along with less than 28.5 grams of marijuana. The deputy says the handgun had altered serial numbers.
Bittner was booked into Calaveras County Jail without incident.
Written by Vanessa Turner.