Drug investigation leads to arrests in Arroyo Grande

bswanston@thetribunenews.comMay 9, 2014 

Six people were arrested on suspicion of various felonies at an Arroyo Grande home Thursday.

According to an Arroyo Grande Police Department news release, a five-month narcotics investigation resulted in a search warrant being issued at a Sunset Drive home at about 7 a.m. During the search, police seized heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and an undisclosed amount of cash.

The residence and property were deemed uninhabitable because of electrical issues and other hazards and were red-tagged by the city building department and police Neighborhood Services department. Three dogs from the residence were turned over to county Animal Services.

Those arrested included David Blashaw, 39, on suspicion of possessing heroin for sales and methamphetamine; Haley Dockstader, 20, on suspicion of possessing heroin for sales and bringing a controlled substance into jail; Dani Niemas, 39, on suspicion of possessing heroin for sales; Kara Jeffords, 30, on suspicion of possessing heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine; Matt Jeffers, 33, on suspicion of possessing heroin; and Dustin Palmer, 29, for post-release community supervision and probation violation.

Two other people were arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor charges.

All of them were booked into the San Luis Obispo County Jail.

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