Merced man arrested after drugs, weapon allegedly found in motel room
Photo: Merced PD
Originally published 9-30-21 via Facebook
by the Merced Police Department:
“Merced – Merced police officers found 28 grams of Methamphetamine and a firearm while on foot patrol at the Merced Inn and Suites.
Officer Laguna was on a foot patrol at 2010 E. Childs Ave. when he observed several subjects walking in and out of a room. Officer Laguna spoke with Alfonso Rodriguez, the renter of the room who gave him verbal consent to search the room.
When officers walked into the room, several bags of methamphetamine were observed laying on the floor and on the bed. Officers then found a firearm between the mattress and box spring.
Alfonso Rodriguez (44) was arrested for possession of methamphetamine for sale and being a felon in possession of a firearm.”