On December 26, 2019, at approximately 10:57 a.m., Merced Police Department Officers contacted 46-year-old Alfred Smith in the 900 blk of “D” Street.
Officers searched Smith and his vehicle and located a Bernardelli 380 caliber handgun, over 130 grams of methamphetamine and $340 cash.
Smith is a convicted felon, prohibited from possessing any firearms and a validated gang member. Smith is on parole and was arrested and booked at the Merced County Jail for violation of his parole terms, felon in possession of a firearm and possession of narcotics for sale.
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact the Merced Police Department at (209) 385-6912 or the Merced Police Department Tipster Line at (209) 385-4725.
The public can send information via anonymous text messages to police department by dialing “TIP411” (847411) and including the word “Comvip” as the “keyword” in the text message.