Uber Used In Drug Deal In Thousand Oaks

The Ventura County Sheriff's department reported this morning that it arrested two suspects in Thousand Oaks, who were using Uber to help conduct deals. According to the Sheriff's Department, Cody Jens (24) of Agoura Hills, and Luke Karasiuk (22) of Thousand Oaks were arrested after local police made a vehicle code enforcement stop on an Uber driver on Wednesday morning. The police said they searched the two, rear seat passengers, who were found to be in possession of concentrated cannabis known as "butane honey oil", plus $2000 in cash. Apparently, they had been using Uber to drive them to a drug deal. The driver of the Uber vehicle was not arrested.