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Monday 08/23/2021 2:56 PM - Narcotics Investigation

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Narcotics Investigation
Date and Time of Incident: 8-12-21, Approximately 10:00 PM
Place of Occurrence: 1800 block of Shepherd Drive, Paso Robles
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: Anthony Allen Wong, 33, Paso Robles
Details of News Release: On 8-12-21, members of the Sheriff's Special Operations Unit and County Probation conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at a residence located in the 1800 block of Shepherd Drive in Paso Robles. An arrest warrant had been issued for a person inside the vehicle, 33-year-old Anthony Allen Wong, for violating the terms of his probation. Wong was a known drug dealer who was believed to be selling drugs while out on probation. Detectives searched the vehicle and Wong's residence and discovered more than a thousand counterfeit M30 (Oxycodone Hydrochloride) pills that later tested positive for Fentanyl and Acetominophen, as well as materials commonly used in the packaging and sale of illegal narcotics. Based on current street value of $5 - $10 / pill these seized narcotics were worth $5,000 to $10,000. Wong was arrested for violating the terms of his probation and booked into County Jail.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Monday 08/23/2021 3:05 PM