Fifteen defendants have been charged for their alleged roles in a heroin ring with suspected ties to the Sinaloa cartel which operated in San Luis Obispo County, CA as reported by Julia Hickey for The Tribune:
"Today we were able to put a major narcotics operation out of business," said Sheriff Ian Parkinson at a news conference Wednesday. "These aren't street dealers. These are suppliers."
In addition to the arrests law enforcement seized 40 guns and two pounds of pure.