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Merced Police VIPS have collected items to donate to Valley Crisis Center

Merced, CA- For the past three months, Merced Police Department’s Volunteer In Police Services (VIPS) unit has been collecting items to donate. The items get…

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HUMAN SEX TRAFFICKING OPERATION DISRUPTED, TWO ARE 18-YEAR-OLDS

Santa Nella, CA – On March 14, 2019 at approximately 7:00 p.m., the Merced County Sheriff Tactical and Reconnaissance (STAR) Team along with Merced Police…

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Three men arrested for soliciting sex services in downtown Merced

On January 24th thru January 26th 2019 officers of the Merced Police Department DART and GVSU Team participated in the statewide operation “Reclaim and Rebuild”…

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20 individuals arrested in Merced County for human trafficking, prostitution

On January 24th thru January 26th, 2019 officers of the Merced Police Department DART and GVSU Teams participated in the statewide operation “Reclaim and Rebuild”…

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19 Arrests made in Human Trafficking Sting

The Patterson Police department has taken a proactive approach to combat human trafficking. On top of being against the law, they view this as a…

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TEN ARRESTED IN MERCED PROSTITUTION STING

Arrested Persons: Jerry Vargas (03-18-73), Kou Thao (06-17-86), Lue Moua (05-05-77), Mark Mendez (06-06-89, Charlie Fryar (09-05-70), Hector Acosta-Pacheco (10-02-92) Thai Yang (09-24-93), Eric Cervantes…

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9 MEN ARRESTED BY FBI AND MERCED POLICE

On January 25th, 26th, and 27th, Officers of the Merced Police Department DART and GVSU Team conducted undercover operations in support of a State wide…

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