Merced Police arrested two for being in possession of a firearm.
Officer Rocha conducted a traffic stop in the area of West 13th and R Street at around 12:50 a.m. Saturday.
Officer Rocha contacted the driver 38-year-old Jeremy Bond and passenger 38-year-old Sandra Lopez.
Bond is on Merced County Probation and has a history of firearm possession. Lopez was found to have a felony warrant for her arrest.
Lopez was arrested and found to have a small semi-auto handgun concealed down her pants. Lopez and Bond are both prohibited from possessing any firearms.
Bond and Lopez were booked at Merced County Jail for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. Lopez was also arrested for her felony warrant.
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Officer Rocha at 209-388-7814 or by email at Rochat@cityofmerced.org.