Released: March 31, 2021 - Wednesday, 07:53 PM

Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sale

Contact: Grace NorrisPhone: (805) 781-4483Date and time of incident: 3-30-21, Approximately 3:00 PMPlace of Occurrence: Mountain View Drive, Los OsosVictim Information: N/ASuspect Information: John Arthur Budd Jr., 46, Los OsosOn 3-30-21 at approximately 3:00 PM, a Sheriff's Deputy on patrol in Los Osos conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation on Mountain View Drive. The driver was immediately recognized as 46-year-old John Arthur Budd Jr., who was on active parole. A parole search of Budd's vehicle yielded approximately 1.14 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of around $5,000 and 23.3 grams of heroin with a street value of about $2,500, both of which were packaged for sales.
Budd was arrested and booked on charges of possession of narcotics for sale and transportation of a controlled substance.