Articles Tagged With ‘Drugs’




SLO County Sheriff deputies crack down on drugs

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies served search warrants on homes in Paso Robles and Oceano on Friday which resulted in eleven arrests for drug and alcohol related offenses. At 6 p.m., deputies served search warrants on two residences on... (Continue reading)

Drug concerns lead to temporary closure of Mission Plaza

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The City of San Luis Obispo placed a 24-hour ban on loitering in Mission Plaza from 4 p.m. Thursday to 4 p.m. Friday in attempt to curb criminal activity. Also prohibiting loitering by “the globe” along the... (Continue reading)

Pharmacist says Weisenberg was not under the influence

Santa Maria pharmacist Neemah Yamin-Esfandiary testified Thursday that Kaylee Weisenberg, who is accused of killing California Highway Patrol Officer Bret Oswald in a June 27, 2010 crash on South Rive Road outside of Paso Robles, was not under the influence... (Continue reading)

Monterey County Sheriff’s son charged with possession

Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies served a warrant Tuesday at the home of Sheriff Scott Miller’s 25-year-old son, Jacob, for felony possession of a controlled substance for sale (methamphetamine), an infraction for marijuana possession, and a misdemeanor for possession of drug... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach woman arrested for mailing meth

A Grover Beach woman was arrested for allegedly attempting to mail a quarter pound of methamphetamine to Virginia Beach, possession of another quarter pound of meth and felony possession of a stolen firearm on Friday. Pismo Beach Police, following up... (Continue reading)

Oceano methamphetamine dealer arrested

An Oceano man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine for sale after a canine officer alerted Arroyo Grande police that the man had drugs in his car. Police officers pulled over Richard Allen Howell, 69, on Tuesday for a minor... (Continue reading)

DEA licensing marijuana farms

Despite the federal government’s staunch opposition to medical marijuana, the Drug Enforcement Administration has licensed 55 pharmaceutical companies to grow cannabis for use in producing generic versions of the THC capsule Marinol, according to the East Bay Express. Marinol was... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County drug traffickers arrested

Four members of a San Luis Obispo County drug trafficking ring were arrested and approximately eight pounds of methamphetamine was seized on Wednesday as part of a multi-agency investigation. Following a tip that Julio Gutierrez, 36, of Los Osos was... (Continue reading)

Thirteen arrested for drug trafficking

Thirteen men from Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties were arrested on narcotics and gang related charges, the result of a year-long investigation involving local, state and federal law-enforcement agencies. The men are suspected members of a Lompoc-based subset... (Continue reading)

Manslaughter suspect arrested again

The man accused of killing two tourists in Pismo Beach last October during an alleged botched suicide attempt is back in jail. A San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputy arrested Jerardo Iriarte, 20, on Sunday morning on the 2000 block of... (Continue reading)