Authorities serve search warrant, arrest Paso Robles man on drug charges
–On March 25, members of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit, San Luis Obispo County Probation Department, and Homeland Security Investigations served a search warrant at a residence in the 1200 block of Corral Creek Avenue in Paso Robles.
A sheriff’s K9 was used to search the apartment and discovered a bag of suspected methamphetamine, and baggies of suspected heroin on the bedroom closet floor.
Additionally, the K9 alerted to a backpack near the bed and on a dresser next to the bed. Detectives found evidence that was consistent with the sales of narcotics including two digital scales, packaging, and a ledger book.
Detectives seized approximately one pound of meth with a street value of approximately $20,000, 122 grams of heroin with a $10,000 street value, and 4 grams of fentanyl worth approximately $500. Additionally, more than $11,000 in cash was seized, along with a non-serialized Glock 19 “Ghost Gun.”
Detectives arrested 23-year-old Mario Enrique Saucedo Rodriguez of Paso Robles for possession of a controlled substance for sale and possession of a narcotic controlled substance for sale.