Deputies discover guns during marijuana bust
October 20, 2010
A San Luis Obispo man who resides at a home on the 100 block of Foothill Boulevard was allegedly growing marijuana for sale in his basement while armed with an array of illegal and legal weapons, San Luis Obispo Sheriff deputies said.
Detectives found the pot, a cache of firearms, ammunition, gas masks, military flak vests and marijuana packaging materials after executing a search warrant on Tuesday.
Among the firearms seized was a sawed off shotgun, an AR-15 style assault weapon, and two handguns and a shotgun that were stolen from a residence in Paso Robles.
Michael Heider Samuels, 22, was arrested for sales of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sales, cultivation of marijuana, possession of stolen property and possession of dangerous weapons.
Samuels was booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail and then released on $25,000 bail.