Drug, Guns Dealer Takes Plea Deal

Ten months after Hollywood drug and guns dealer George Jolly, 36, was arrested following a high-speed car chase through Montecito, he entered a 10-year prison bargain for meth, heroin, and gun-related charges, according to a District Attorney’s Office press release.

Early on June 16, 2015, Jolly was pulled over for speeding in his BMW on northbound Highway 101 near Casitas Pass. Claiming he had no ID, Jolly sped off and nearly hit the Sheriff’s deputy who had stopped him. Reaching the Hermosillo exit, Jolly crashed his car in the center median of Coast Village Road and fled on foot.

George Jolly
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George Jolly

When a Sheriff’s canine found Jolly hiding in a Palm Tree Lane neighbor’s backyard shed, he was arrested for — among other charges — speeding, possessing heroin and meth, assault with a deadly weapon, and resisting arrest, as well as an L.A. County warrant for possessing and selling drugs. Inside his BMW, authorities discovered 6 pounds of meth, a quarter-pound of heroin (whose estimated street worth was $50,000), drug paraphernalia, and cash, as The Santa Barbara Independent previously reported.

Deeper investigation led authorities from Santa Barbara and Los Angeles counties to 9 arrests — three in S.B.— in which 23 pounds of meth, 5 pounds of heroin, 21 guns, 8 cars, and large amounts of money were seized. The investigation “led to the arrest of a dangerous individual and stopped the flow of a large quantity of drugs and guns into Santa Barbara County,” said the District Attorney’s Office. Deputy District Attorney Anthony Davis is prosecuting the case, which goes to sentencing May 11.

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