Alleged downtown Santa Cruz drug deal...

Alleged downtown Santa Cruz drug dealer arrested

There are 26 comments on the Santa Cruz Sentinel story from Feb 25, 2010, titled Alleged downtown Santa Cruz drug dealer arrested. In it, Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that:

A suspected downtown drug dealer was arrested after police, sheriff's deputies and state parole agents found large amounts of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and prescription medicines in his Felton home.

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Parole

Santa Cruz, CA

#1 Feb 25, 2010
So here we have yet another example of someone who should be in prison that is out on our streets dealing drugs. The guy is on parole. The story doesn't say why he went to prison but I'll bet is was for selling drugs and that he has of long history of selling drugs. These dirtbags need some serious time. No "half-time" credits, no "good-time" credits, nothing. I never understood giving a convict good-time credits anyway. They are in prison for being bad. That's what they are being punished for. So they are being good in prison. Big deal.
From Earlier Comments

San Mateo, CA

#2 Feb 25, 2010
January 8, 2005
Eight arrested at motel on drug charges
CATHY REDFERN
Sentinel staff writer

SANTA CRUZ — A Live Oak man was arrested at a West Cliff Drive motel Wednesday after deputies discovered he was selling drugs from his room.

Ransier Joseph Capellan, 37, was charged with possessing drugs for sale after deputies found 21 grams of tar heroin, 1 ounce of marijuana packaged for sale,$970 cash, a scale and other paraphernalia, said sheriff’s Lt. Terry Parker.

Detectives got a tip that Capellan was selling drugs from Santa Cruz area motels. They found him at a motel near the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf.

"It was crazy, people just kept coming, including one 62-year-old man who showed up to buy marijuana," said Sgt. Steve Carney.

Capellan’s record includes convictions for felony burglary, petty theft and driving with .08 percent blood alcohol level and pending allegations of possessing bad checks and driving on a suspended license.

Also arrested Wednesday on suspicion of being under the influence were Michelle Leanna Hibbard, 22, of Soquel, Sara Ann Coil, 24, of Santa Cruz, Monique Melinda Guzman, 23, of Watsonville, Timothy Angelo Clark, 27, a Santa Cruz area transient, Margaret Lee Roesner, 19, of Capitola and Glen Ivan Lilley, 40, of Santa Cruz.

Elaine Joyce Kulp, 58, of Santa Cruz also was arrested for three outstanding warrants.

Capellan was jailed with bail set at $60,000. He remained in County Jail Friday.
wake Up

Ben Lomond, CA

#3 Feb 25, 2010
The guy must be pretty blatant for both times getting busted by citizen's tips. What's with all the young girls in his 2005 bust? Pimping too?
Update

San Jose, CA

#4 Feb 25, 2010
Parole wrote:
So here we have yet another example of someone who should be in prison that is out on our streets dealing drugs. The guy is on parole. The story doesn't say why he went to prison but I'll bet is was for selling drugs and that he has of long history of selling drugs. These dirtbags need some serious time. No "half-time" credits, no "good-time" credits, nothing. I never understood giving a convict good-time credits anyway. They are in prison for being bad. That's what they are being punished for. So they are being good in prison. Big deal.
Do you realize that under the new CDC guidelines parolees will not be supervised at all upon their release from prison if they are considered low level offenders? This is now called "Non Revocable Parole"

“Oh well, been called worse ”

Since: Sep 09

Santa Cruz

#5 Feb 25, 2010
A month long investigation to search a parole's home ?
Whats that all about? It seems to me search and seizure is applied to any parole or person on probation .

Why is the cops suspected this guy did it take another month of him raising havoc on our streets to search this guys house and re arrest him ????
None

Salinas, CA

#6 Feb 25, 2010
jimi doss wrote:
A month long investigation to search a parole's home ?
Whats that all about? It seems to me search and seizure is applied to any parole or person on probation .
Why is the cops suspected this guy did it take another month of him raising havoc on our streets to search this guys house and re arrest him ????
Jimi be nice remember knowledge goes a long way. Get your facts together before you start talking. Last time you and I spoke you took your picture off. Remember
Westsider

Santa Cruz, CA

#7 Feb 25, 2010
Put his stanky drug-dealin, punk-ass in prison...and take all his dope-dealin colleagues that blatantly work the corner at Bonesio's most evenings with him.
PLEASE!

“Oh well, been called worse ”

Since: Sep 09

Santa Cruz

#8 Feb 25, 2010
None wrote:
<quoted text>
Jimi be nice remember knowledge goes a long way. Get your facts together before you start talking. Last time you and I spoke you took your picture off. Remember
Fact is though If your on parole your residence may be searched at any time.
Forrest

Vancouver, WA

#9 Feb 25, 2010
This whole subject just infuriates me. There are so many good families who have been destroyed by drugs, our justice system either doesn't respond to this or it is totally corrupt in it's ability to address the decay of our society due to drugs, drug dealers, drug cookers and the like. The moral decay from prostitution in order to pay for addiction and the crimes associated is something that cannot be calculated. The damage to innocent children and families cannot be calculated either. Put these dirt bags in prison, throw away the key. I am so tired of hearing how addicts are sick and need help, yes, that is so, but we offer nothing and nothing happens. The dealers and their ilk just continue to profit from all the human suffering. As far as I am concerned, they have no rights, they gave up their rights when they chose to destroy lives. No parole, no bail, put them away forever.
Well

San Jose, CA

#10 Feb 25, 2010
jimi doss wrote:
<quoted text> Fact is though If your on parole your residence may be searched at any time.
It does not do much good if they are not actively supervised by a parole agent. Which now is the case. To recap, many thousands who were supervised will no longer be. You can thank your legislators fo that one.

“Oh well, been called worse ”

Since: Sep 09

Santa Cruz

#11 Feb 25, 2010
""Fact enough ,,,,,,,,""

General Rule: All parolees, and some probationers, are subject to what is commonly referred to as a "Fourth Waiver;" i.e., where the subject has agreed, prior to the fact, to waive any objections to being subjected to searches and seizures without the necessity of the law enforcement officer meeting the standard Fourth Amendment requirements of probable cause and a search warrant.(See Vandenberg v. Superior Court (1970) 8 Cal.App.3rd 1048, 1053.)

“Oh well, been called worse ”

Since: Sep 09

Santa Cruz

#12 Feb 25, 2010
Well wrote:
<quoted text>
It does not do much good if they are not actively supervised by a parole agent. Which now is the case. To recap, many thousands who were supervised will no longer be. You can thank your legislators fo that one.
I understand that whole dilemma and situation of of over burdened case loads for sure. My point is that once this guy came up under investigation and suspicion of dealing heavy amounts of drugs his little operation should have been searched and closed down immediately. It doesn't take a parole officer to search and arrest him.The less time a drug dealer is operating the better off our society is right ?
None

Salinas, CA

#13 Feb 25, 2010
jimi doss wrote:
<quoted text> Fact is though If your on parole your residence may be searched at any time.
Jimi my friend why do you think that people on Parole don't own anything but live a better life then you and I. They try to out smart the cops. Don't you watch TV.:)
SCruzen

AOL

#14 Feb 25, 2010
Say it isn't so Ryan!
RobtA

Daly City, CA

#16 Feb 25, 2010
Ah yes, it's the lunchtime news update for drugs or gangs.
Quit crying about the law

San Leandro, CA

#17 Feb 25, 2010
Yes Jimi is right. I have been on Probation and Parole and there is a law called the NO KNOCK law, which means wherever you reside they can come kick in your door.
Caelum Sinclair

Santa Cruz, CA

#18 Feb 25, 2010
jimi doss wrote:
A month long investigation to search a parole's home ?
Whats that all about? It seems to me search and seizure is applied to any parole or person on probation .
Why is the cops suspected this guy did it take another month of him raising havoc on our streets to search this guys house and re arrest him ????
It's called building a case Jimi.
Jason

Concord, CA

#19 Feb 25, 2010
YOUR NEXT!
Mmmmmmmm SOS

Daly City, CA

#20 Feb 25, 2010
Enjoy your S O S while in jail

“Figure it out...”

Since: Mar 08

Santa Cruz, California

#21 Feb 25, 2010
Wow, one of those girls in the previous arrests posted from 2005 is the daughter of a family friend. I know she's clean and sober now, but didn't realize she was arrested with this loser.

Sounds like Capellan was a veritable (illegal) drug store!

Wish I could say this will make a difference, but it's supply and demand and as long as the demand is there, there will always be a supplier...

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