Erratic driver arrested on suspicion of DUI, possession of unregistered firearm
PHOTO: Merced Police Department
Originally 6-7-20 via Facebook
by the Merced Police Department:
“On June 7, 2020 Officers of the Merced Police Department saw a vehicle driving east on W 16th St. They noticed the vehicle was traveling at over 60 MPH and swerving all over the road. A traffic enforcement stop was made. They spoke to the driver Jesse Delarosa, 20 years old, and could smell a strong odor of alcohol.
A driving under the influence (DUI) investigation was conducted and Delarosa was arrested for DUI. He provided a breath sample and the results showed he was more than twice the legal limit to operate a motor vehicle. While conducting an inventory search of the vehicle officer located a handgun in the car.
Delarosa was arrested for DUI, possession of an unregistered firearm and carrying a firearm in a motor vehicle.
Incident: Illegal firearm possession and DUI
Date and Time: June 7, 2020 at 146 AM
Location: Unit block of W 16th ST in Merced, CA
Arrested Persons: Jesse Delarosa, 20 years’ old
Case Number: 20-30785
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Officer Chavez at 209-388-7713 or by email at chaveze[AT]cityofmerced.org.”