Gang Member Probation Search Yields Assault Rifle

Gang Member Probation Search Yields Assault Rifle
Photo: Gregory Banksflores

MERCED – Firstly, on the evening of June 30 the MPD conducted a gang member probation search. Moreover, the GVSU (Gang Violence Suppression Unit) led the search.


Banksflores’ gun and such

The object of their search – 21-year-old Gregory Banksflores, in the 1800 block of Demoss Court. Overall, in the search they discovered “an assault rifle, ammunition, a Billy club and pepper spray.”

As a convicted felon, Banksflores cannot own firearms. Therefore, officers took him to jail.

His charges –

  • possession of an assault rifle;
  • felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition;
  • possession of a Billy club;
  • possession of pepper spray;
  • gang enhancements.

Anyone with any information regarding this crime can contact  Sgt. Rodriguez at (209) 385-4710 or Also, contact the Merced Police Department Tipster Line at (209) 385-4725.

Gang Member Probation Search Yields Assault Rifle was last modified: July 12th, 2018 by admin
Categories: Merced
Tags: gang, gun

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