Transportation of Narcotics arrest in Central Merced

Transportation of Narcotics arrest in Central Merced
Photo: Mario Gilberto Caballero
Originally published as a Merced Police Department Facebook post – 
“On January 10, 2021 at 8:48 p.m. Officer Centeno of the Merced Police department made an enforcement vehicle stop on Hwy 99 north of E. Childs Ave.
In speaking with the driver of the vehicle identified as Mario Gilberto Caballero (40) he learned that his license was suspended, and he was wanted on an outstanding warrant.
Caballero was arrested and a search of his vehicle was conducted. Officer Centeno located just over one pound of Methamphetamine along with a little over $1500 in cash.
Caballero was transported to the Merced County jail where he was refused do to a zero bail for his charges. He was subsequently cited and released.
Incident: Transportation of Methamphetamine.
Date and Time: January 11, 2021, @ 8:48 P.M.
Location: Hwy 99 & Childs Ave. Merced, CA
Arrested Persons: Mario Gilberto Caballero (40)
Case Number: 21-1976
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Officer Centeno at 209-388-7742 or by email at
Transportation of Narcotics arrest in Central Merced was last modified: January 12th, 2021 by admin
Categories: Merced
Tags: drug sales, meth

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