Tip leads to Grover Beach drug bust
January 6, 2015
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 K-9 squad searched the home at 495 Mentone Avenue. The officers found two men at the house engaged in drug activity.
Police arrested Matthew Darian Goldman for possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics for sale, maintaining a residence for the sale and use of narcotics, being under the influence of narcotics and for a misdemeanor arrest warrant. Officers booked him in San Luis Obispo County Jail, where he remains on $40,000 bail.
The second suspect, 33-year-old Reynaldo Evangelista Herrera, received a citation and was released after booking at the Grover Beach Police Department. Herrera is listed as a transient.
Grover Beach police credit a citizen’s tip with kicking off the narcotics investigation.