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Open-Air Sniff leads to In-Car Stash of Cocaine

Photo: Joshymar Estrada LOS BANOS — Near Overland Avenue and Rockport Drive on March 7, a LBPD officer made a traffic stop on a vehicle, and then called in an

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Three probationers arrested with two guns

Photo: Two seized guns MERCED – What started as a simple vehicle stop, soon became a probation search. On Tuesday, January 29th three individuals found themselves under the scrutiny of

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Three Wanted in Home Invasion Robbery

LOS BANOS – Early in the morning of January 18 detectives served a search warrant on a home in the 15000 block of Badger Flat Road.  The warrant stemmed from

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Ringing In the New Year with Illegal Gun Firing Lands Pair in Handcuffs

Photo: confiscated guns Minutes into the New Year, Patrol Officer Nathan McKinnon was called into action when he heard rapid gunfire on 11th and O Street in Merced. He exited

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Christmas Morning Family Fight Ends with Gunfire

Photo: Pete Gaona LOS BANOS – Just after midnight on Christmas Day, the Los Banos Police Department received a report of a domestic disturbance and arrived at home in the

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Information leads Merced Police to Suspect selling drugs from his home

Photo: Jose Reyes and his take ATWATER – Members of the Merced Police Department developed information about an individual selling drugs from his home. They further investigated, and subsequently served

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Man Asleep in his Mustang had a Warrant out for his Arrest

Photo: Roberto Garcia MERCED – Early in the morning of November 29th two officers came upon a man asleep in his black Mustang. Their conversation with 26-year-old Roberto Garcia revealed

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Cops Arrest Felon with Firearm, Find Probationer with Warrant

Photo: Gustavo Betancourt ATWATER – On October 19 at 4:15 p.m. offers conducted a probation search at the home of 23-year-old Gustavo Betancourt  after the Merced Police Department’s Gang Violence Unit

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Cut and Dry – Search Warrant and Arrest for Drugs and Guns

Photo: Peel’s firearms WINTON – It was a cut and dry warrant and arrest. MPD and Livingston PD officers recently executed the warrant for drugs at Richard Peel’s residence. The

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Crash Ends Duo’s Pursuit and Shooting at Victims from Their Silverado

Photo: Miguel Ibanez LOS BANOS – A wild night involved two men pursuing and shooting at victims from their Silverado. Soon after, they crashed their way into an arrest. At