Photo: what was seized in this incident
Originally published as a Merced Police Department Facebook post –
Merced – Merced PD Gang Unit arrested a suspect in possession of narcotics for sale and for being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm.
On January 21, 2022 the Merced Police Departments Gang Violence Suppression Unit followed up on information regarding Edward Blaylock (50) in possession of narcotics for sale. Gang officers located Blaylock driving and arrested him for an outstanding warrant.
Officers searched Blaylock’s vehicle and located several packages of methamphetamine, cocaine, and mushrooms. Officers also located packaging material, scales and money related to narcotic sales.
Gang Officer Arnulfo Centeno obtained a search warrant for Blaylock’s residence where more narcotics and a rifle were located. Blaylock is prohibited from possessing firearms. Blaylock was arrested for sales of narcotics and for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Case Number: 22-4251
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Officer Arnulfo Centeno at 209-388-7742 or by email at CentenoA@CityofMerced.org.
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