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Involuntary Manslaughter Arrest

On Sunday, August 20, 2023, Monterey Police Officers responded to a suspected drug overdose death in the Deer Flats Neighborhood.

Monterey Detectives investigated the circumstances surrounding the death in an attempt to determine where the drugs that caused the overdose originated, to hold the supplier accountable.

As a result of the investigation, on Friday, August 25, 2023, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Monterey Police Department Detectives and Seaside Police Department Detectives served a search warrant in the 100 block of Wisteria Way in Seaside.

Detectives located 12.8 grams of cocaine, 9.96 grams of MDMA, 194 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, more than 5 pounds of marijuana, 28 Lorazepam tablets, 16 suspected counterfeit oxycodone tablets believed to contain fentanyl and an non-serialized assault rifle, commonly referred to as a “ghost gun.”