On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the Merced Police Department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit (GVSU), Disruptive Area Response Team (DART) and patrol officers served a search warrant at 211 Park West Ave in Merced for a marijuana grow. During the search, officers located over 1500 marijuana plants, firearms and over $102,900.00 in cash. Officers seized the evidence and continued their investigation. During the course of their investigation, officers seized more rifles and handguns. The suspects involved in this case are still outstanding.

Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Gang Violence Suppression Unit (GVSU) Sgt. Rodriguez at (209) 385-4710 or [email protected] or the Merced Police Department Tipster Line at (209) 385-4725.