Articles Tagged With ‘Drugs’

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Undercover investigation nets 20 pounds of meth


Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies arrested two Goleta men after they attempted to sell the officers more than twenty pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $729,600, according to a sheriff’s department press release. Late last month, investigators from... (Continue reading)

It’s not just pot anymore

Jody Belsher

OPINION by JODY BELSHER Today’s marijuana is not what it used to be. Adolescents, teenagers and young adults are vulnerable to brain changes due to the increased potency of the THC in today’s weed. We are failing to educate on... (Continue reading)

DA charges jail nursing supervisor with theft

Susan Cameron

A San Luis Obispo County Jail nursing supervisor was charged earlier this month with petty theft, being under the influence and possession of a controlled substance, all misdemeanors. On June 7, Susan Cameron allegedly distracted her coworkers with cake before... (Continue reading)

Burglars snatch narcotics from Nipomo drug store

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Two men broke into a Nipomo drug store early Sunday morning and stole $1,900 worth of narcotics. The suspects were caught on surveillance footage, but authorities did not manage to locate the thieves. [KSBY] Around 1:30 a.m., San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Couple arrested for identity theft in Paso Robles

Vincent Buddy Tessandori and Destiny Maye Anderson

Paso Robles police arrested a man and a woman suspected of identity theft last week after an intensive investigation. In august, staff at the La Quinta Inn told police a maid had discovered discarded mail items and narcotics paraphernalia while... (Continue reading)

Alleged drug dealers arrested after Paso Robles traffic stop


Paso Robles police found Xanax, cocaine and ecstasy packaged for sales after stopping a driver  Tuesday morning. Officers then arrested a 21-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman who were inside the vehicle. At about 10:25 a.m., officers stopped a vehicle... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police arrest man with heroin, stolen checkbook

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Following a traffic stop last week, Paso Robles police returned a stolen checkbook to a person whose car was burglarized. During the incident, officers arrested a Paso Robles man who was allegedly in possession of stolen goods, as well as... (Continue reading)

Is SLO County seeking to profit from heroin addicts?


By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE Amid a growing opioid problem, San Luis Obispo County has announced plans to expand its substance abuse treatment programs. However, critics say the plans are inadequate in that they focus on providing replacement medication rather... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach hit-and-run leads to drug bust

Anthony Allen Wong

After causing an accident in a Grover Beach shopping center parking lot and then fleeing, a Shell Beach man was arrested for selling prescription pills. A Clovis man who was also in the vehicle was arrested as well. Around 6:12... (Continue reading)

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)

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