Articles Tagged With ‘Drugs’




Jurors split on murder charge over SLO County fentanyl death

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County jurors split on whether or not to convict a woman of murder for selling fentanyl that killed a Templeton man, but a judge has thus far refused to declare a mistrial. [Tribune] On... (Continue reading)

Oceano man arrested for drugs and guns in Grover Beach

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Grover Beach police officers arrested an Oceano man overnight for drug and weapon offenses.  Officers contacted Jeremiah Natho, 25, in a parking lot in the 1200 block of W. Grand Avenue. Investigators learned Natho was on felony... (Continue reading)

Man and woman caught with drugs and guns in Goleta

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A traffic stop in Goleta early Thursday morning led to the arrest of a man and woman on numerous drug and weapon charges. Shortly after 1:30 a.m., a Goleta patrol deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach man busted with nearly 2 pounds of fentany

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a Grover Beach man they caught with a large amount of drugs including nearly two pounds of fentanyl on May 25. After observing a vehicle weaving across lanes and driving... (Continue reading)

Man with gunshot wounds exits hospital, gets arrested in Santa Maria

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Shortly after a man exited a hospital on Monday following a weeklong treatment for gunshot wounds, Santa Maria detectives arrested him on weapons and drug charges.  On May 1, at about 1 a.m., a 911 caller reported... (Continue reading)

UCSB student dies from fentanyl exposure at Deltopia

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A UC Santa Barbara student died this week after reportedly being exposed to fentanyl at last weekend’s Deltopia event in Isla Vista.  Jude Quirinale, a third-year physics student from Monterey, suffered an overdose during the annual unsanctioned... (Continue reading)

SLO, Paso Robles join settlements in national opioid case

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The cities of San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles decided on Tuesday to join a nationally negotiated settlement with pharmaceutical companies that will allow the local municipalities to receive funds for combating the opioid epidemic. [New Times]... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles woman arrested for drugs, child endangerment

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Paso Robles police officers on Monday arrested a woman whom they allegedly caught selling drugs out of a home with a child inside it. During a probation search of a home in the 1200 block of Stoney... (Continue reading)

Two more bodies found in SLO County hotel room

By KAREN VELIE Arroyo Grande police found two bodies in a room at the Aloha Inn on Jan. 7, police said. There are now two cases of multiple bodies found in a hotel room in SLO County on a Saturday... (Continue reading)

Drug lab found at Santa Barbara preschool property

A Santa Barbara residential property that functions as a preschool and animal rescue facility also clandestinely functioned as a drug lab, with narcotics being manufactured, sold and used just feet away from where toddlers were learning, according to the Santa... (Continue reading)