Released: December 1, 2015 - Tuesday, 07:47 PM

Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sale

Contact: Tony CipollaPhone: (805) 781-4547Date and time of incident: 12-1-15, Approximately 4:50 PMPlace of Occurrence: Highway One and Grand Avenue, Grover BeachVictim Information: N/ASuspect Information: Jason Robert McMaster, 42, San Luis ObispoOn 12-1-15, members of the Sheriff's Gang Task Force conducted a high risk felony traffic stop on a motorcyclist at Highway One and Grand Avenue in Grover Beach. Members of the Task Force had reason to believe 42-year-old Jason McMaster was distributing narcotics in San Luis Obispo County. The Sheriff's Office conducted the high risk stop based on McMaster's violent criminal history which includes fighting with law enforcement and making criminal threats. As a result of the traffic stop, a small portion of Highway One was blocked to traffic for approximately 10 minutes.
McMaster was arrested without incident. He was found to be in possession of approximately one ounce of methamphetamine and was booked into County Jail for possession of a controlled substance for sale and a felon in possession of body armor. McMaster is known to be an associate/member of a local criminal street gang.