Two arrested after narcotics investigation
–On Wednesday, Coast Station Patrol Deputies and the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit served a narcotics-related search warrant at a home in the 3400 block of Ocean Boulevard in Cayucos.
During the search warrant, 30-year-old Cayucos resident Derek Atkins and 39-year-old Cayucos resident Carrie Maggard were located inside the residence. A search of the property located scales, baggies, additional paraphernalia indicative of narcotics sales, and street-level-sales amounts of methamphetamine. Inside the residence, a loaded firearm was located, as well as burglary tools and suspected stolen property. Additionally located during the search warrant was a packaged substance which tested presumptive positive for fentanyl, a powerful and dangerous synthetic opioid.
Derek Atkins was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of a controlled substance while armed with a loaded firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of ammunition by a felon and possession of burglary tools.
Carrie Maggard was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sale and possession of burglary tools.
Investigators are in the process of trying to locate the owners of the stolen property.