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Three arrested after narcotics investigation in Grover Beach

Stephen A. King, 53, of Grover Beach, was arrested Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, on suspicion of conspiracy, possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of a controlled substance, possession of designated controlled substances, possession of controlled substance paraphernalia, presence in a residence where a controlled substance was being used, being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a hypodermic syringe and possession of prescription controlled substances. Original story »
Stephen A. King, 53, of Grover Beach, was arrested Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, on suspicion of conspiracy, possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of a controlled substance, possession of designated controlled substances, possession of controlled substance paraphernalia, presence in a residence where a controlled substance was being used, being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a hypodermic syringe and possession of prescription controlled substances. Original story »

Three people were arrested in Grover Beach on Thursday morning following an investigation into drug use in their apartment complex.

A narcotics search warrant was served at 1534 Brighton Ave. at 8 a.m., according to a news release from the Grover Beach Police Department. The warrant was issued after an investigation into drug-related activity happening in the neighborhood.

During the search, officers found methamphetamine, marijuana, ecstasy and more than 300 prescription pills in the residence, according to the news release. Also found were weight scales, drug paraphernalia for drug use and packaging material for narcotics sales.

The three people arrested were Stephen A. King, 53, of Grover Beach; Jennifer Lynn Carper, 27, of Grover Beach; and Lee James Carper, 36, of Santa Maria.

All three were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy, possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of a controlled substance, possession of designated controlled substances, possession of controlled substance paraphernalia, presence in a residence where a controlled substance was being used, being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a hypodermic syringe and possession of prescription controlled substances.

Jennifer Carper was also suspected of being in possession of marijuana, and Lee Carper was suspected of being in violation of parole.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Officer Sonny Gerber.



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