Marijuana, handgun seized in Fairfield drug bust; 3 arrested

Bags of marijuana and the handgun found inside the vehicle. (

Fairfield police arrested three men at a gas station Friday after they were found in possession of marijuana and a gun.

Prior to the bust, officers noticed the suspects in a suspicious vehicle at a Sunoco gas station in the 3600 block of Lloyd Noland Parkway. Following an investigation, police found a half-pound of weed in several large baggies, a scale for weighing drugs and a handgun.

All three men are believed to be Birmingham natives and in their late teens or early 20s.