Two Taft men arrested with stolen motorcycle, 4 pounds of pot and 2 ounces of meth, police say

Taft Police say officers investigating a burglary ended up with a much larger case after they found a stolen motorcycle, more than four pounds of marijuana and two ounces of methamphetamine Tuesday night.

Two Taft men were arrested on multiple charges as a result.

Police served a search warrant at residence in the mobile home park at 123 North Tenth Street seeking stolen property. They found the property they were looking for, valued at $1,500, and also found a lot more, the news release said.

Police struggled with one of the suspects who tried to prevent the officers from entering.

Also found during the search was Harley Davidson motorcycle reported stolen out of San Luis Obispo County. In addition, over 4 pounds of marijuana and 56 grams of suspected methamphetamine was found, along with evidence of drug sales, including two firearms, police said.
Officers arrested Dustin Miller, 30, for possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of marijuana for sale, conspiracy, and possession of a stolen vehicle.

John Mailloux, 31, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of a controlled substance while armed, possession of marijuana for sale, conspiracy, possession of a stolen vehicle, resisting/delaying a peace officer, and committing a felony while on bail. In addition, police said, Mailloux is currently on bail for two separate cases involving weapons and drugs.