Three Arrested After Drug Raid At Budget Inn

On Tuesday, investigators with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office Gang Task Force and Narcotics Unit responded to the Budget Inn in San Luis Obispo on a tip regarding a narcotics operation.  

After contacting several people in a hotel room, investigators found approximately 6 ounces of heroin, along with a small amount of methamphetamine and related drug paraphernalia.  

As a result, three people were arrested.  30-year-old Lance Anthony Lodolo was arrested for possession of heroin for sale and committing a felony while out on felony bail.  36-year-old Clifton Puett and 33-year-old Alichia Renee Starnes were arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance.

Also seized was 1,700 dollars, a digital scale, a meth pipe and a samurai sword. The street value of the heroin is estimated at 9,000 dollars.