Rocket-Propelled Grenade Launcher Found in Car in California

A police vehicle pulls up next to two officers standing at their vehicle outside a closed school near downtown Los Angeles on December 15, 2015. Los Angeles city officials on Tuesday defended their decision to shut down all public schools following a "credible" emailed threat, as authorities in New York …

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies found a rocket-propelled grenade launcher in a car Christmas morning when they responded to a call for a single vehicle accident.

The Mercury News reports the grenade launcher was in a Honda which had been shot. The rear window of the vehicle “had been shattered by a bullet entering through the passenger side, which then struck the inside windshield and landed on the dashboard.”

The driver of the car fled the scene before deputies arrived around 12:30 a.m., but a search of the car uncovered traces of blood between the front seats.

KTLA noted the car is registered to 28-year-old Jesus Rodriquez, a Colton resident who is “on parole for assault with an automatic weapon.”

No information was released as to who the deputies believed was driving the Honda at the time of the accident.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkinsa weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio. Follow him on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. Reach him at You can sign up to get Down Range at



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