Monterey Police: Man found passed out in car with variety of drugs
Photo: John Guluarte / Monterey Police Department
Originally published 9-11-20 via Facebook
by the Monterey Police Department:
“On September 9th, 2020 at approximately 7:31 AM, Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Mar Vista Drive and Monte Vista Drive regarding a report of a vehicle stopped in the roadway with the driver unconscious behind the wheel. When officers arrived on scene, they observed the driver was still unconscious and containers filled with what appeared to be marijuana were strewn about the vehicle.
Officers woke up the driver, John Guluarte 46 of Santa Cruz. Upon speaking with officers, Guluarte appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance. Guluarte was also found to be on parole.
Upon searching Guluarte’s vehicle, officers located over 500 grams of marijuana, 16 grams of methamphetamine, and 36 grams of heroin. Some of the narcotics were packaged in small bags indicative of possession for drug sales. Officers also located a scale, over $2,400 in cash, prescription pills, and paraphernalia used to smoke narcotics.
Guluarte was arrested and booked into the Monterey County Jail on the following charges:
23152(f) CVC – driving under the influence.
11351 HS – possession of heroin for sales.
11352 HS – transportation of heroin for sales.
11378 HS – possession of methamphetamine for sales.
11379 HS – transportation of methamphetamine for sales.
11359 HS – possession of marijuana for sale.
4060 BP – possession of prescription drugs without a prescription.
3056 PC – parole violation.
11364 HS – possession of drug paraphernalia.”