Merced Police search for man after firearms manufacturing equipment found in home

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MERCED, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Merced Police officers say they found an AR-15 style rifle, several handguns, ammunition, narcotics, and firearms manufacturing equipment after serving a search warrant at home in Merced.

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Police say they are searching for Jason Martinez, 28, after serving a search warrant on Oct. 16th around 2:00 p.m. in Merced on East La Purisima Street.

Martinez was not at the home during the search warrant. Martinez is currently wanted for firearms possession and firearms manufacturing-related charges, according to police.

Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Officer Saldivar at 209-388-7735 or by email at SaldivarJ@CityofMerced.org.

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