Mom and Dad have a lot of guns…

Mom and Dad have a lot of guns…

Merced gangsters stowed guns, authorities say

Two gang members were arrested in Merced this weekend with a cache of weapons in their home, according to police. Pedro Garcia, 36, and Marissa Ann Gonzales, 35, were taken into custody on Saturday.

Authorities uncovered five handguns, a shotgun, a rifle, body armor and several hundred rounds of ammo in their La Palma Avenue home, according to a news release. Police said the couple’s three children had access to the area where the weapons were found.

Garcia was arrested on suspicion of gang participation, being a felon in possession of firearms, child endangerment and possession of stolen property. Gonzales faces gang, weapons and child endangerment charges.

Weapons seized in the home.

Weapons seized in the home.

The three children, a 1-year-old boy, 9-year-old girl, and 16-year old girl, were turned over to child protective services.

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