ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A man was arrested on a warrant Thursday. He was suspected of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Erik Merz, 53, was picked up in front of his home after he was reportedly seen with a gun on Wednesday.

Officers searched his home and found many weapons. This included seven handguns, four shotguns, an AR-style rifle, and several hundred rounds of ammunition.

They also claimed they found 14 grams of meth and 150 fentanyl pills.


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Merz was booked for his felony warrant and is facing additional charges for all of the items they found in his home.