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Merced Police: Felon Arrested After Loaded Gun Falls Out of Waistband During Traffic Stop

Above: Gun confiscated during arrest (Courtesy of Merced PD) An 18-year-old individual was reportedly arrested on weapon charges with gang enhancements following a vehicle stop. According to a press release

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Hollister shooting suspect arrested

Stock image (Source unknown) HOLLISTER — 19-year-old Juan Soto has been arrested for the May 1st homicide of Antonio Ortega and Emilio Barrera. At around 6:30 AM on August 3rd,


Two arrested for gang enhancements after traffic stop

Stock image (Source unknown) MERCED — On July 21st, the Gang Violence Suppression Unit of the local PD pulled over a vehicle on Sacramento Drive for what was to be


Back to Jail for Convicted Felon Caught with Gun

Jose Montoya arrest photo (Credit: Merced PD) MERCED — On June 7th, the Gang Violence Suppression Unit developed a lead suggesting that known gang member Pedro Montoya (22) was in


Gang Members in Custody on Weapon, Drug Charges

Jesse Martinez (L) and Curtis May (R) MERCED — On May 19th, officers with the department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit arrived on the 100 block of West 16th Street to


Merced Gang Members Arrested after Vehicle Pursuit

Stock image (Source unknown) MERCED — On March 29th at around 4 PM, an officer of the Merced PD Gang Violence Suppression Unit (commonly abbreviated as GVSU) attempted a vehicle


Two Gang Members Arrested in Merced

Daniel Reynoso (L) and Mario Sanchez (R) MERCED — This past Wednesday, February 22nd, Merced PD’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit spoke with known gang members Daniel Reynoso and Mario Sanchez


Three Arrested for Vandalism in Los Banos

LOS BANOS — On February 19th just before 5 PM, officers arrived at Skylark Park to investigate a report of suspicious individuals spraying graffiti. Witnesses also reported that the suspects


Loaded Weapon Found During Parole Search, Gang Member Arrested

Andrew Romero arrest photo MERCED — On February 3rd, the Merced Police Department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit met with known gang member Andrew Romero (19) on the 3200 block of


3 juveniles jailed in Olivehurst Shooting

OLIVEHURST – Police arrested three Yuba County teens in association with the attempted murder of a Lincoln resident on Saturday night after a SWAT team encompassed an Olivehurst home and