On January 29, 2019, the Merced Police Department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit (GVSU) stopped a vehicle occupied by gang members Dante Bolden 27-year-old, Jerome Bolden 27-yar-old and Tevin Bolden 26-year-old in the 2500 block East Gerard Avenue in Merced.
Officers conducted a probation search of the car and located a handgun and ammunition. Officers responded to a home in the 2600 block of Antares Court and conducted another probation search. During the search, officers located another handgun and ammunition.
All three gang members are convicted felons and are prohibited from possessing any firearms. All three suspects were arrested and booked at the Merced County Jail for weapons, drugs and gang enhancement charges.
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Gang Violence Suppression Unit (GVSU) Sgt. Rodriguez at (209) 385-4710 or GVSU@cityofmerced.org 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.