Press Releases

Friday 06/25/2021 2:59 PM - Narcotics Investigation

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Narcotics Investigation
Date and Time of Incident: 6-15-21
Place of Occurrence: 1500 block of Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: Josue Eliel Cambray Lopez, 19, San Luis Obispo
Details of News Release: In February 2021, members of the Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit (SOU), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), San Luis Obispo County Probation Department and the San Luis Obispo Police Department began a joint investigation of Josue Lopez who was using the social media app Snapchat to advertise the sales of multiple types of narcotics and to facilitate narcotic transactions. On 6-15-21, a search warrant was served at Lopez's residence in the 1500 block of Madonna Road in San Luis Obispo. The search warrant resulted in the seizure of multiple narcotics, two non-serialized handguns and approximately $14,000 in cash. The narcotics confiscated include: -23 grams of MDMA/Ecstasy tablets -33 grams of counterfeit Oxycodone Hydrochloride 30mg tablets containing Fentanyl and Acetaminophen -1.95 grams of counterfeit Acetaminophen and Oxycodone Hydrochloride pills containing Fentanyl -2 grams of counterfeit Alprazolam (Xanax) pills containing Etizolam Estimated value of the narcotics seized was approximately $5,000. Lopez was arrested for possession of a narcotic controlled substance for sale and being armed while committing a felony.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Friday 06/25/2021 2:59 PM