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Police accuse 2 men of using Uber to make Thousand Oaks drug deal
Police accuse 2 men of using Uber to make Thousand Oaks drug deal

Two suspected drug dealers were arrested Wednesday after they used ride-sharing service Uber to deliver highly potent hash oil in Thousand Oaks, sheriff’s officials said. Ventura County sheriff’s deputies stopped the Uber driver for a vehicle code violation about 11:58 a.m. in Thousand Oaks when they discovered his passengers were suspected of dealing drugs, Capt. Jim Fryhoff said. Cody Jens, 24, of Agoura Hills and Luke Karasiuk, 22, of Thousand Oaks told deputies they were using Uber to drive them to a drug deal to sell the hash oil, he said. Deputies seized a quarter-pound of hash oil, known also as “butane honey oil,” and $2,000. The pair was booked on...

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