Grover Beach police find armed man asleep in stolen truck
April 16, 2015
Grover Beach police arrested a 27-year-old man officers found asleep in a stolen pickup truck with guns and methamphetamine. [KEYT]
Early Wednesday morning, officers were conducting a nightly check of the Vons parking lot in the 1700 block of Grande Avenue when they found the man asleep at the wheel of a running pickup. Officers discovered the vehicle was stolen after running a check of the license plate.
Police arrested Jeremy James Blacker without incident. Blacker is described as a transient.
When officers searched the vehicle, they found two rifles with ammunition, methamphetamine and burglary tools. Police charged Blacker with possession of stolen property, carrying a concealed firearm in a vehicle, possession of methamphetamine, possession of burglary tools, and being a felon in possession of a firearm and booked him into the San Luis Obispo County Jail with his bail set at $20,000.
Grover Beach police are still investigating the case and trying to determine how Blacker acquired the rifles. Anyone with information pertaining to the investigation is encouraged to call Sgt. Angelo Limon at (805) 473-4501.