Articles Tagged With ‘drug busts’

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Authorities break up North County meth ring

Jesus Ayala Flores

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office say its narcotics unit has shut down a major methamphetamine distribution ring that was operating in North County. Sheriff’s officials believe the methamphetamine ring has ties to Mexican drug cartels. An investigation into the... (Continue reading)

Gang member found dealing drugs in Pismo Beach hotel

Gabriel Ray Fuentes

Authorities arrested a Santa Maria gang member for dealing drugs out of a Pismo Beach hotel. A search of the man’s room reportedly produced more than 5 ounces of methamphetamine and more than 25 grams of heroin. The San Luis... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for selling drugs out of Paso Robles hotel

Paul Vernon Alley

Police arrested a 48-year-old Grover Beach man for selling drugs out of a Paso Robles hotel on Wednesday. During a search of the Wine Country Inn, Paso Robles detectives found 16 grams of black tar heroin and six grams of... (Continue reading)

Drug tunnel connected California home to Mexico


Federal agents uncovered a drug smuggling tunnel that connected a home in Calexico, California to a restaurant in Mexicali, Mexico. Agents also seized more than a ton of marijuana and arrested four people in connection with a Mexican drug cartel... (Continue reading)

Santa Cruz students arrested over international drug ring

Santa Cruz students

Authorities have arrested six UC Santa Cruz students for running an international Ecstasy ring. All of the suspects are fraternity and sorority members. [LA Times] On Friday, investigators seized more than $100,000 in MDMA shipments from three homes in Santa... (Continue reading)

Oceano man arrested in drug raid follow-up

Octavio Castro

Eight months after officers searched his home during a drug raid targeting a family narcotics business, authorities arrested an Oceano man on weapons and marijuana-related charges. In  April, FBI agents, CHP officers and San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies conducted... (Continue reading)

Car with 77 pounds of pot stopped in North County

Enrique Silva Cortes

A California Highway Patrol officer found 77 pounds of marijuana stuffed into a sports car during a traffic stop Monday morning north of Paso Robles. Around 10:45 a.m., CHP Officer D. Agredano was driving northbound on Highway 101 south of... (Continue reading)

Tip leads to Grover Beach drug bust

A 43-year-old Grover Beach man is accused of using his house as a market for sale and use of narcotics. Shortly after 8 a.m. on Monday, Grover Beach police, along with Arroyo Grande police, probation officers and the state parks... (Continue reading)

Meth seized in Cayucos and Morro Bay

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office arrested three suspected drug dealers and seized 7 ounces of methamphetamine  this week in Cayucos and Morro Bay. On Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff’s deputy stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in Cayucos... (Continue reading)

Deputy busts man in SLO for hiding heroin in groin area

A search of Rio Vista man driving in San Luis Obispo Wednesday produced about 40 grams of heroin and a digital scale, both hidden in the suspect’s groin area. Around 11 p.m. Wednesday, a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s K9... (Continue reading)

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