Released: January 16, 2013 - Wednesday, 11:24 AM

Narcotics Investigation

Contact: Tony CipollaPhone: (805) 781-4547Date and time of incident: 1-15-13, Approximately 2:45 PMPlace of Occurrence: 1000 Block of Olive Street, San Luis ObispoVictim Information: N/ASuspect Information: Lance Anthony Lodolo, 30, Morro Bay Clifton Puett, 36, Morro Bay Alichia Renee Starnes, 33, Los OsosOn 1-15-13, investigators with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office Gang Task Force and Narcotics Unit responded to the Budget Inn in San Luis Obispo on a tip regarding a narcotics operation. After contacting several people in a hotel room, investigators found approximately 6 ounces of heroin, along with a small amount of methamphetamine and related drug paraphernalia. As a result, three people were arrested. Lance Anthony Lodolo was arrested for possession of heroin for sale and committing a felony while out on felony bail. Clifton Puett and Alichia Renee Starnes were arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance. Also seized: 1,700 dollars, a digital scale, meth pipe and a samurai sword. The street value of the heroin is estimated at 9,000 dollars. Booking photo release authorized.