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Two Merced men were arrested in separate incidents during the weekend with guns they were not allowed to have, Merced police said on Monday.
Police served a search warrant about 5:40 p.m. Saturday to enter a home in the 2900 block of Pecan Avenue in Merced, where they found a loaded .38-caliber revolver, according to a news release.
The Gang Violence Suppression Unit arrested 44-year-old Fernando Luna on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, police said. He remained in custody on Monday in lieu of $150,000, according to jail records.
Francisco Alvarez, 33, of Merced, was arrested about 8:26 p.m. the same day in a car in the 2200 block of Beachwood Drive in Merced. Also a felon, Alvarez had a handgun, rifle and ammunition, according to police.