MERCED, CA – Officers with the Merced PD stopped a vehicle for a minor traffic violation. Subsequently the Officers made contact with the driver of the vehicle, Amy Vasquez. Vasquez’s driver’s license was suspended. While Vasquez was detained, a search was completed and a handgun was discovered to be in Vasquez’ possession. Vasquez was arrested and released after a citation was issued for the handgun possession.
Merced Police Department Gang Violence Suppression Unit is asking for any information from citizens about Amy Vasquez committing crimes; please call Sergeant Brian Rodriguez at 209 385-4710 or the police department tip-line at 209 385-4725. Callers can remain anonymous.