Police found a quarter-pound of methamphetamine at a house near Los Banos, officers said Wednesday.
While serving a search warrant, agents with the Merced Area Gang Narcotic Enforcement Team found 116.4 grams — more than a quarter pound — of the drugs a residence in the 23000 Block of Ingomar Grade on Oct. 4, according to police.
Investigators arrested Frank Alfred Leonard, 32, of Volta and Brittany Ann Mendonca, 27, of Los Banos, officers said.
Leonard was jailed on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for sales and violation of probation conditions, according to police. Mendonca was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance.
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Neither Leonard nor Mendonca remain in custody, according to jail records.
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