Newhall Man In Custody for Allegedly Selling Narcotics in the County

Ventura County Sheriff Department – Incident Press Release

Matthew Bucio, Newhall, 24 years old

On August 9, 2019, Detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office contacted and arrested Matthew Bucio of Newhall for his involvement in the sales of narcotics to residents of Ventura County.

On August 9, 2019, Detectives with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office contacted Bucio in the   2600 Block of Tapo Canyon Road in Simi Valley. During the contact, Bucio was found to be in possession of a large quantity of heroin and cocaine. Bucio was also in possession  of a loaded  firearm concealed in his pants pocket. Bucio was arrested and  transported  to  the  Pre-Trial Detention Facility for processing.

On August 10, 2019, detectives executed a signed search warrant at a residence in Newhall associated with the investigation. During the search, detectives located a large amount of narcotics, paraphernalia indicative of narcotics sales and money believed to be proceeds from narcotics sales. In all, detectives seized approximately 468 grams of cocaine, 83 grams of heroin, 524 Ecstasy (MDMA) pills, and a loaded unregistered firearm.

Bucio was arrested for various narcotics and firearms charges and booked  at  the  Pre-Trial  Detention Facility where he is  awaiting  court proceedings.  Detectives  with  the  Sheriff’s Gang  Unit (SGU) and Thousand Oaks Directed Enforcement Unit (DEU) assisted with the investigation, which is still ongoing.

Photos: Ventura County Sheriff


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