7 arrested in search warrant operation

Drugs and cash seized by authorities

POSTED: 05:50 PM PDT May 22, 2013    UPDATED: 06:01 PM PDT May 22, 2013 

Several search and arrest warrants between Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties were served Wednesday.

Seven people were arrested following the search warrant operation. Several agencies joined forces to combat methamphetamine sales up and down the coast.

Sheriff officials said a large amount of cash and drugs were taken at several location in the Santa Maria area.

The lengthy narcotics distribution and transportation investigation was done by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office and the drug enforcement agency.