Illegal Weapons Seizure and Arrest

Illegal Weapons Seizure and Arrest
Photo: Firearm and Weapons Seized | Merced PD
Originally Published By: Merced Police Department

Firearms seized | Merced PD

“Merced – Curtis Como (41) was arrested on weapon charges outside at the Merced Casino parking lot.

On Thursday, February 9th, 2023 at 11:50 PM, officers responded to the Merced Casino at 1459 Martin Luther King Junior Way for suspicious person inside a vehicle who was reported to be intoxicated.

Officers located the vehicle and contacted Curtis Como and Michael Reid.

Officers searched the vehicle and located two (2) unserialized AR-pistol firearms, armor piecing ammunition, high-capacity magazines. Como is prohibited from possessing firearms due to his criminal history.

Como was arrested on weapon charges. Reid was arrested on a felony warrant. They were both booked into the Merced County Jail.

Case Number: 23-7379

Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Officer Drees at 209-388-7809 or by email at

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Illegal Weapons Seizure and Arrest was last modified: February 21st, 2023 by admin
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