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Sheriff’s office investigates suspected illegal cannabis delivery service in Santa Maria

Posted at 4:03 PM, Mar 20, 2019

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s officials arrested a Santa Maria man on suspicion of operating an illegal cannabis delivery service.

Sheriff’s officials say they began investigating the business 805 Cali Xtracts after receiving tips from the community.

On Tuesday, they reportedly served search warrants at homes on Del Sur and Riddering St. and at the 805 Cali Styles storefront at the Santa Maria Town Center Mall.

Sheriff’s officials say detectives seized cannabis products, packaging and a variety of consumables, along with a butane honey oil lab and resulting oil. They say they also found two illegally obtained firearms and ammunition.

Items seized during the service of a search warrant related to the investigation into 805 Cali Xtracts. (Photo courtesy Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office)


Detectives arrested Javier Covarrubias, 32, on suspicion of illegal possession/distribution of marijuana for sales and being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Javier Covarrubias