Two suspects arrested for comercial burglary, police say.

Merced PD were dispatched to Main St., Main Street Tattoo, for a reported burglary in progress.

Merced Police say, when they arrived to the area, they saw damage to the back of the Auto Resources car dealership. The officers could hear a loud banging and made their way down the ally.

The officers located two men at the back door to Main Street tattoo. They watched as the suspects were trying to pry open the door to that business. Both suspects were arrested for the attempted burglary of Main Street Tattoo.

Officers were able to make contact with the owner of Auto Resources. The owner arrived and identified property stolen from his business. The suspects were also arrested for the burglary to Auto Resources.

It appeared that the suspects may have victimized other businesses in the area, however officers were not able to make contact with the owners.

Edmond Mathis III, 28, and Teone Tyler 39 were both arrested for commercial burglary.


Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Officer McCannon at 209-388-7848 or by email at