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Police Bust Duo For Crack On Menalto Avenue

Menlo Park Police say they also found a stolen gun in the home.

Menlo Park Police arrested two people Tuesday for possession of crack and a stolen gun. 

At about 2 p.m., officers arrested John Wayne Price, 38, and Yolanda Wright, 49, at a house in the 2300 block of Menalto Avenue, which is south of Menlo Park’s Belle Haven neighborhood in East Palo Alto. 

The duo were found to be in possession of 14.55 grams of crack, a derivative of cocaine, and a stolen Smith &Wesson 9mm handgun, said Police Spokesperson Nicole Acker.  

The two were identified during an investigation done by the Menlo Park Police Narcotic Enforcement Team, East Palo Alto’s Special Investigations Bureau, and the FBI. Law enforcement officials suspect them of distributing it. 

Police had a warrant for their arrest. Price and Wright were booked into San Mateo County Jail. Price has since posted $100,000 bail and was released. 


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