SWAT team arrests two suspected drug dealers
On Wednesday morning, Dec. 11, at about 6 a.m., the San Luis Obispo County Regional SWAT Team served a narcotics related search warrant in the 100 block of Santa Ynez Ave., Paso Robles.
During the execution of the search warrant, several diversionary devices, also known as “flash bangs” were used by the SWAT Team as the suspects were deemed “high risk” due to previous weapons violations, resisting arrest, and suspected involvement in criminal street gangs.
The search warrant was obtained by the Paso Robles Police Department’s Special Enforcement Team after a several month long narcotics investigation.
During the search of the residence 1.3 grams of heroin, 11 grams of methamphetamine, scales, drug paraphernalia, and indicia of criminal street gang involvement were seized. The following people were arrested and later booked into the San Luis Obispo County jail after the execution of the search warrant:
- Enrique Rubio, DOB 10-31-1983, of Paso Robles for felony possession of a controlled substance for sales, felony possession of narcotics for sales, possession of drug paraphernalia, and criminal conspiracy, a felony.
- Evette Honesto, DOB 12-05-1981, of Paso Robles for felony possession of a controlled substance for sales, felony possession of narcotics for sales, possession of drug paraphernalia, and criminal conspiracy, a felony.
The Paso Robles Police Department encourages anyone with information regarding criminal activity in Paso Robles to contact Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP (549-7867) or submit a Web Tip from the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.slotips.org. You can also submit a “TEXT TIP” by texting “slotips” and your message to CRIMES (or 274637). You may also contact the Special Enforcement Team (SET) directly at (805) 237-6464. You do not have to give your name.