Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Authorities Confiscate 14 Guns During Marijuana Bust

Over a dozen firearms were confiscated on Tuesday at a residence in San Luis Obispo, after sheriff deputies raided an indoor marijuana grow on the 100 block of Foothill Blvd.

22-year-old Michael Heider Samuels was arrested in connection to the raid and now faces drugs and weapons charges.

Deputies served a search warrant at the home and found an indoor marijuana grow in the basement and recovered a number of high-powered guns, including an AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle.

Several of the guns are believed to have been stolen from a residence in Paso Robles.

Authorities also found ammunition, gas masks and military flak vests.

Samuels was booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail.

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Monday, October 18, 2010

Victim Dies after Brutal Assault


The man brutally assaulted on a Santa Barbara street while walking home from work has died.

Santa Barbara Police confirm 37 year old George Ied died after several men attacked him last Tuesday just before 1:00 a.m..

It happened on the 1300 block of Punta Gorda Street. That's where Ied was walking home after getting off work at a neighborhood market when several men attacked him.

Ied had been on life support.

Authorities confirm he died Saturday morning.

Santa Barbara Police say they will release more information about the case in the days to come.

So far four suspects are locked up in connection with the crime.
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