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Drugs turn up in probation car stop
Ceres Cop Car

Oscar Melgoza, 23, of Modesto, was arrested during a Monday, March 7 car stop made by Officer Matt Berlier in the 1200 block of Pecos Avenue.

Officer Berlier noted that Melgoza was on probation and searched his green Nissan Altima for drugs. He located a hypodermic syringe and a substance suspected of being heroin. Melgoza was arrested and booked on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance.