Paso police make trio of drug busts
April 8, 2014
Paso Robles police have made three drug arrests in the past two weeks.
On Saturday, officers stopped a vehicle in Templeton driven by a man with a suspended license. Police searched the car and found 29.15 grams of methamphetamine.
They arrested the driver, 54-year-old Abel Ribera Torres, of Atascadero. Officers charged Torres with possession of a controlled substance for sale, transportation of a controlled substance and driving on a suspended driver’s license.
A day prior, the Paso Robles Special Enforcement Team searched a house in the 600 block of Tucker Avenue in Paso Robles. Detectives found three grams of methamphetamine, more than one ounce of marijuana, a hypodermic needle and numerous prescription pills.
Officers arrested Paso Robles Resident Amanda Snyder, 49, for possession of a controlled substance, possession of controlled narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia.
On March 28, the Special Enforcement Team conducted a probation search in the 2400 block of Branch Creek in Paso Robles. Detectives searched the home of 21-year-old Aaron Morris, who was arrested in December for narcotic sales.
The detectives found 1 gram of heroin, 4 grams of methamphetamine, scales and drug paraphernalia. They arrested Morris for possession of a controlled substance, possession of narcotics for sale, possession of a controlled substance and for violating probation.
Officers booked all three suspects in San Luis Obispo County Jail.