Man Reportedly Arrested with Stolen Vehicles, a Firearm, and Narcotics

Man Reportedly Arrested with Stolen Vehicles, a Firearm, and Narcotics
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Originally published as a Merced Police Department Facebook post:

Merced – Merced PD Gang Unit arrested a man in possession of a firearm, narcotics, and several stolen vehicles after serving a search warrant.

On June 24, 2022 at approximately 2:45 PM the Merced Police Departments Gang Violence Suppression Unit served a search warrant in the 5800 block of Eucalyptus Ave in Winton. Officer Justin Saldivar obtained information that the resident Jose Ceja (44) was in possession of stolen vehicles, narcotics, and firearms.

As Officers searched the residence and the property, they located a stolen fifth wheel trailer, a stolen truck, a firearm, and narcotics for sale. Ceja was arrested and booked into Merced County Jail for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of narcotics for sale.

Case Number: 22-37230
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Officer Justin Saldivar at 209-388-7735 or by email at SaldivarJ@CityofMerced.org.

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