Grover Beach woman arrested for mailing meth
June 10, 2011
A Grover Beach woman was arrested for allegedly attempting to mail a quarter pound of methamphetamine to Virginia Beach, possession of another quarter pound of meth and felony possession of a stolen firearm on Friday.
Pismo Beach Police, following up on a tip, informed a Virginia Beach Narcotics team who arrested the packages recipient after it was delivered.
On Friday, the San Luis Obispo County Narcotics Task Force, Grover Beach Police Special Enforcement Team, Pismo Beach Police investigators and a canine officer, served a search and arrest warrant at the Grover Beach home of Dixie Howell, 37.
The Pismo Beach Police canine officer was able to lead police to another quarter pound of meth. Officers also located a firearm which was found to have been stolen out of Arroyo Grande in a home burglary that occurred on June 2.
Officers arrested Howell on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine for sale and possession of a stolen firearm. She was booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail.