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Wednesday 03/31/2021 2:54 PM - Narcotics Investigation

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Narcotics Investigation
Date and Time of Incident: 3-25-21, Approximately 8:00 AM
Place of Occurrence: 1200 block of Corral Creek Avenue, Paso Robles
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: Mario Enrique Saucedo Rodriguez, 23, Paso Robles
Details of News Release: On 3-25-21, members of the Sheriff's 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 $5,000, 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.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Wednesday 03/31/2021 2:54 PM