Santa Barbara
70° F
Clear
Clear
Santa Maria
56° F
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
San Luis Obispo
54° F
Overcast
Overcast
Ventura
72° F
Clear
Clear

Accused Meth Dealer Arrested

By Mabrisa Rodriguez, NewsChannel 3 Producer, mrodriguez@keyt.com
Published On: Dec 24 2013 05:49:08 AM CST
Updated On: Sep 13 2013 11:44:52 PM CDT

A Montecito couple was stunned to learn of illegal drugs buried among the landscaping of their back yard. Their gardener was charged with drug dealing.

MONTECITO, Calif. -

A Montecito couple was stunned to learn of illegal drugs buried among the landscaping of their back yard.  Their gardener was charged with drug dealing.

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Alejandro James Lopez at Lookout Park in Summerland.

Authorities claim Lopez had two pounds of meth on him at the time of the arrest.  

Detectives discovered Lopez worked as a landscaper for a couple in Montecito, and that he would bury the methamphetamine in the couple's yard.

The homeowners didn't know what was going on until Lopez was arrested.

Gallery

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus