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Six arrested for narcotics 

Narcotics arrest morro bay

Fort, Aschenbrenner, and Defalco.

–On Wednesday at approximately 7 a.m., the Morro Bay Police Department, with assistance from the San Luis Obispo County Narcotic Task Force, served a Narcotic Search Warrant on a Morro Bay home located in the 900 Blk. of Allesandro Ave.

For several months Morro Bay officers have been investigating reported drug activity at the residence and that the home has been maintained as a known drug house. After a detailed investigation and obtaining a search warrant for the residence, members of the Morro Bay Police Department were joined by members of the SLO County Narcotic Task Force and the SLO County Sheriff K9 division to execute the warrant.

Upon serving the search warrant several people were detained from within the residence and found to be under the influence of illegal narcotics and in possession of illegal narcotics.

Narcotics arrest morro bay

Ruggles, Macdonald and Doepel.

Additional evidence of drug use and activity was also located within the residence.

The following people were arrested for involvement in illegal narcotic activities:

Randi Marie Ruggles, 40 yrs, Morro Bay Ca.
Ralph James Aschenbrenner, 47 yrs, Morro Bay
John Leonard Fort, 33 yrs, Morro Bay
Paul Raymond DeFalco, 33 yrs, Morro Bay
Acacia Lee MacDonald, 30 yrs, Morro Bay
Kathryn Patrice Doepel, 54 yrs, Cayucos

Officers recovered Methamphetamine, Heroin, and misc. narcotic paraphernalia.

All parties were booked into the San Luis Obispo County jail.

This case is under further investigation by the Morro Bay Police Department and anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Morro Bay Police Department at (805) 772-6225 or contact Corporal Mark Martin at (805) 772-6225 ext. 427. You can also report suspicious or illegal activity anonymously at San Luis Obispo County Crime Stoppers

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