A man was arrested for discarding a weapon near a farmer’s market in Vallejo this afternoon, police said. At about 1:30 p.m., police were conducting a security patrol at the farmer’s market in the vicinity of Georgia and Marin streets. While on patrol, officers spotted 28-year-old Vallejo resident Kevin Deeny discard a firearm in the vicinity of Hudson Alley and Sutter Street, police said.
Police took Deeny into custody and a records check revealed that he was a convicted felon on probation out of Napa County, police said. Officers conducted a probation search of Deeny’s residence and found a short-barreled rifle and a zip gun, along with ammunition, according to police. Deeny was booked into Solano County Jail for being a felon in possession of a firearm, ammunition, a zip gun and a short-barreled rifle.
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