Burien police recover drugs and firearm parts

BURIEN, Wash. — Burien police recovered drugs, a gun, and gun parts from a man driving erratically Monday morning, the police department announced.

Around 3:05 a.m., officers stopped the driver of a car who was “having a hard time staying in its lane,” according to police.

An officer noticed tin foil and a pipe in the car and asked the driver if he had any drugs.

The driver then produced a container of 1,000 fentanyl pills.

When the officer asked the man to exit the vehicle, he noticed a handgun on the driver’s seat. Officers also recovered methamphetamine, cocaine, and numerous parts for firearms from the car.

A records check showed that the man is a convicted felon and is not allowed to possess a firearm.

The man was taken to King County Jail.