Two arrested after probation search turns up ammo, drugs

Two arrested after probation search turns up ammo, drugs

Damien Lopez (L) and Juanita Miranda (R)

MERCED — On July 27th, the local Gang Violence Suppression Unit conducted a probation search of a room at the Siesta Hotel occupied by 31-year-old Juanita Miranda and 35-year-old Damien Lopez.

Lopez, being a convicted felon on probation, is prohibited from owning or possessing firearms and, as such, subject to random compliance checks per the terms of his probation.

GVSU officers found a sawed-off shotgun and ammunition on the hotel room, as well as packaged methamphetamine in Lopez’s car.

Lopez was arrested for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, possession of a sawed-off shotgun, sales of narcotics, and gang enhancements.

Both Lopez and Miranda were booked into the Merced County Jail on the same set of charges.

Two arrested after probation search turns up ammo, drugs was last modified: August 3rd, 2017 by admin
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