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Convicted felon returns to Adelanto restaurant to pick up weapons left in booth – VVNG.com

ADELANTO, CA (VVNG.com) – A convicted felon is back in jail after returning to a restaurant to retrieve a gun he left in a booth, officials said.

On Saturday, July 2, 2022, at 4:14 a.m., Deputy R. Morales responded to a restaurant in the 14200 block of US Hwy 395 in Adelanto. According to a restaurant employee, they found a gun left by a customer on the seat of one of the booths in the restaurant.

While Deputy Morales was still in the restaurant, the suspect was identified as Derek Eugene Sampson, a 34-year-old resident of Hesperia, returned to retrieve the non-serial weapon. Sampson was also found in possession of methamphetamine and ecstasy.

Derek Eugene Sampson, who has a felony conviction for unlawful possession of a firearm, was arrested and booked at the High Desert Detention Center for possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance. He is currently being held in lieu of $50,000.00 bail.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy R. Morales at the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station at 760-552-6800. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or www.wetip.com.

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Convicted felon returns to Adelanto restaurant to pick up weapons left in booth – VVNG.com

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