Man arrested in Creston for possession of drugs for sale
– On Wednesday, at approximately 6:30 p.m., a Cayucos man, Alexander Allan Matarese, was arrested in Creston for possession of a controlled substance for sale, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the sheriff’s office, a deputy initiated a traffic stop on a car that was speeding in the area of Highway 41 at Cripple Creek Road in Creston. The deputy approached the car and noticed a plastic bag filled with what appeared to be cocaine in the center console of the car. The driver admitted it was cocaine, the sheriff’s office reports.
With the assistance of a sheriff’s K9 and the Paso Robles Police, the car was searched and investigators found an estimated three kilograms –approximately 6.5 pounds– of cocaine.
Deputies arrested 31-year-old Alexander Allan Matarese of Cayucos for transporting a controlled substance for sale and for possessing a controlled substance for sale. He is currently in San Luis Obispo County Jail with bail set at 500,000 dollars.