Crime

Paso Robles man arrested on suspicion of drug sales

Nicholas Lawrence Davis, 36, of Paso Robles, was arrested Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, on suspicion of  possession of a controlled substance for sales, possession of narcotics for sales, possession of marijuana for sale.  Original story »
Nicholas Lawrence Davis, 36, of Paso Robles, was arrested Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance for sales, possession of narcotics for sales, possession of marijuana for sale. Original story »

A Paso Robles man on probation was taken into custody for suspicion of several felony drug charges on Thursday, the Paso Robles Police Department said.

Officers went to a home in the 800 block of Park Street at about 3:30 p.m. after receiving information about possible drug sales there. Detectives with the Special Enforcement Team contacted Nicholas Lawrence Davis, 36, whose terms of probation subjected him to a warrantless search.

They allegedly found him in possession of about six grams of methamphetamine, a half-pound of marijuana, 38 prescription pills including the opioid Tramadol, and paraphernalia indicative of drug sales, police Sgt. Tod Rehner said.

Davis was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance for sales, possession of narcotics for sales, possession of marijuana for sale, all felonies; as well as misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

As of Friday afternoon, he remained in custody at the County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail.

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