Two suspects arrested for Merced drug and gun bust

MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- Two people are in custody after officers found drugs and guns inside a vehicle and at a home in Merced.

Police arrested Heriberto Mendoza-Lopez and Maria Cruz Torres.

It came after officers conducted a search at a home on 23rd near P Street early Tuesday morning.

They initially found three guns and 24 pounds of marijuana in a car that belonged to Lopez.

And while searching the home, officers also found a marijuana grow, packaging material, a stolen gun and ammunition.

Both suspects were taken into custody on multiple charges.
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