Officers seize drugs and guns during Atascadero probation check


A probation check in Atascadero on Thursday resulted in the seizure of drugs and guns, as well as a pair of arrests.

Shortly before 4 p.m., county probation officers conducted a check at a home in the 7200 block of Cortez Avenue, according to the Atascadero Police Department. Atascadero police, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Special Operations Unit and K-9 teams and California Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel assisted with the probation check.

During a search of the home, officers seized a large amount of fentanyl, as well as methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, firearms and ammunition. 

Authorities arrested 38-year-old Ryan Stolz on charges of being a felon in possession of firearms, possession of narcotics, willful cruelty to a child and revocation of probation. Officers also arrested 32-year-old Guadalupe Zavala on charges of willful cruelty to a child and being under the influence of a controlled substance.

Officers booked Stolz and Zavala in San Luis Obispo County Jail. Neither Stolz, nor Zavala currently remain in custody, according to the county sheriff’s office website. 

Please, be respectful of others. Attack ideas, not users. Personal insults, shill or troll accusations, hate speech, and other uncivil comments will be removed. The comments posted represent the opinion of the writer and do not represent the views or policies of the website.

Leave a Reply