Three Busted in Drug Raid

Three people are in custody for their connection to a drug house in Arroyo Grande.

According to a San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Department press release, members of the SLO Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit served a search warrant at a house in the 800 block of Olive Street in Arroyo Grande.

Investigators say after a search of the home, they discovered methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana and materials commonly used for the sale of narcotics.

Investigators arrested the three residents of the home – Brian Eric Johnson, 49, of Arroyo Grande; Maureen Elizabeth Murphy, 31, of Nipomo and Holbert Leroy Stringer, 58, of Oceano.

Johnson was arrested for possessing methamphetamine for sale. Murphy was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance and possessing drug paraphernalia.

Stringer was arrested for a misdemeanor warrant and is being investigated for possession of heroin.

It is unknown what quantities of drugs were discovered at time of press.

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Three Busted in Drug Raid was last modified: January 11th, 2019 by admin
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