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SWAT team arrests Paso Robles couple on drug, gang charges

Enrique Rubio, 30, of Paso Robles was arrested Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance for sales, possession of narcotics for sales, criminal conspiracy and possession of drug paraphernalia. Original story »
Enrique Rubio, 30, of Paso Robles was arrested Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance for sales, possession of narcotics for sales, criminal conspiracy and possession of drug paraphernalia. Original story »

The San Luis Obispo Regional SWAT team used flash-bang diversions early Wednesday morning to arrest two Paso Robles residents suspected of narcotics offenses and criminal gang involvement.

At 6 a.m., the SWAT team served a narcotics-related search warrant in the 100 block of Santa Ynez Avenue, where they seized 1.3 grams of heroin, 11 grams of methamphetamine, scales, drug paraphernalia and street gang indicia, according to a news release from the Paso Robles Police Department.

Enrique Rubio, 30, and Evette Honesto, 32, were arrested on suspicion of three felony counts — possession of a controlled substance for sales, possession of narcotics for sales and criminal conspiracy — and a misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

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