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Police Make Arrests, Seize Firearms at Alleged Santa Maria Drug House

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John Hendryx (SMPD photo)

An investigation at a known drug house led authorities to arrest five people and seize eight firearms, Santa Maria police said.

The ongoing investigation into a known narcotics-related location culminated with a search warrant served in the 300 block of West Harding Avenue at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

Officers arrested five adults in the residence and seized eight firearms, including shotguns, rifles and a handgun, along with ammunition.

The primary suspect, John Hendryx, 30, was arrested on suspicion of opening and maintaining a drug house, being under the influence of a controlled substance, and being an addict in possession of a firearm, police said.

Four Santa Maria residents were arrested for alleged narcotics-related violations, including: Lindsey Winters, 30; Randi Button, 20; Ryan Aispuro, 32; and Bobby Johnson, 34.

No further details were available. 

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An investigation into the known drug house has left to five arrests and the seizure of eight firearms and ammunition, Santa Maria police said.

The ongoing investigation into a known narcotics-related location culminated with a search warrant served in the 300 block of West Harding Avenue at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday.

Officers arrested five adults in the residence, and seized firearms, including shotguns, rifles, and a handgun along with ammunition.

Santa Maria resident arrested for alleged narcotics violations were Lindsey Winters, 30 years, Randi Button, 20,, Ryan Aispuro, 32, and Bobby Johnson, 34. 

The primary suspect, John Hendryx, 30,, was arrested suspicion of opening and maintaining a drug house, being under the Influence of a controlled substance, and being an addict in possession of a firearm, police said.

Noozhawk North County editor Janene Scully can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Follow Noozhawk on Twitter: @noozhawk, @NoozhawkNews and @NoozhawkBiz. Connect with Noozhawk on Facebook.

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