A loaded beanbag shotgun that fell from the trunk of a
Construction workers driving southbound on the 405 Freeway spotted the black canvas bag that held the weapon near the Skirball Center Drive offramp, according to a statement from the department.
The weapon's disappearance had spawned a multi-agency search extending from Calabasas to Hollywood. It had last been seen by two deputies at the Lost Hills sheriff's station in Calabasas early Saturday.
The officers, whose names were not released, unknowingly drove more than 32 miles from Calabasas to the Sunset Boulevard exit of the 101 Freeway in Hollywood with the car's trunk open about 2 to 3 inches. The only item missing from the trunk was the shotgun.
Searchers, including members of the California Highway Patrol and the