A 41-year-old suspected gang member has been arrested after officers seized a firearm, a stun gun, ammunition and marijuana, the Merced Police Department reported.
Jason L. Mabrey was booked into the Merced County jail Wednesday on suspicion of possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of more than an ounce of marijuana, and possession of a stun gun by a felon. He remained in custody Friday with bail set at more than $151,000, according to booking records.
Investigators with the city’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit received information that Mabrey had a gun and narcotics in his home in the 100 block of East 12th Street in Merced. Officers searched the home and found a 12-gauge shotgun, along with the stun gun and marijuana, police said in a news release.
Police, in the statement, described Mabrey as a known gang member.
Merced police are asking anyone with information to contact Gang Violence Suppression Unit Sgt. Brian Rodriguez at 209-385-4710, or the Merced Police Department Tipster Line at 209-385-4725. The public can send information via anonymous text messages by dialing 847411 and including the word “Comvip” as the keyword in the message.