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Wednesday 03/31/2021 7:53 PM - Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sale

Contact: Grace Norris
Phone: (805) 781-4483
Type of Incident: Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sale
Date and Time of Incident: 3-30-21, Approximately 3:00 PM
Place of Occurrence: Mountain View Drive, Los Osos
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: John Arthur Budd Jr., 46, Los Osos
Details of News Release: On 3-30-21 at approximately 3:00 PM, a Sheriff's Deputy on patrol in Los Osos conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation on Mountain View Drive. The driver was immediately recognized as 46-year-old John Arthur Budd Jr., who was on active parole. A parole search of Budd's vehicle yielded approximately 1.14 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of around $5,000 and 23.3 grams of heroin with a street value of about $2,500, both of which were packaged for sales. Budd was arrested and booked on charges of possession of narcotics for sale and transportation of a controlled substance.

Prepared By: gnorris
Released: Wednesday 03/31/2021 7:53 PM