Paso Robles police arrested five San Luis Obispo County residents Sunday on suspicion of felony heroin possession and other drug-related crimes.
According to Sgt. Tod Rehner of the Paso Robles Police Department, officers observed several people “acting suspiciously” at 5:45 p.m. Sunday around a vehicle parked in the parking lot of the Paso Robles City Library. They observed what appeared to be a hand-to-hand narcotics transaction taking place, Rehner said.
Officers arrested three people on felony charges:
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Two more people were arrested for misdemeanors: A 22-year-old man from Templeton, on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance, and a 35-year-old man from Paso Robles, on suspicion of under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of narcotic paraphernalia. Neither was in custody Monday afternoon.