Taco Temple in Morro Bay raided for drugs
February 2, 2012
By ARMANDO TORRES-GARCIA
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies raided Taco Temple in Morro Bay on Wednesday afternoon in connection with a drug operation, sources and witnesses said.
Deputies arrested Efrain Ramirez, 44, the restaurant’s kitchen manager, for transporting narcotics. He remains in San Luis Obispo County Jail on an immigration hold, deputies said.
In addition to raiding the restaurant, deputies also searched Ramirez’ Los Osos home where they discovered an unknown quantity of drugs, sources said.
Ramirez is suspected of selling cocaine out of the backdoor of the restaurant for more than a decade, sources said. Law enforcement personnel are continuing to investigate.