Menlo Park – Narcotics Arrest

Menlo Park PoliceRelease Date: May 8, 2013

On May 7 th,2013 at approximately 2pm, the Menlo Park Police Department’s Narcotic Enforcement Team along with East Palo Alto’s Special Investigations Bureau, and the San Francisco Office of the FBI served a search warrant in the 2300 block of Menlato Avenue in East Palo Alto.

The search warrant was the result of a several week-long investigation into John Wayne Price, 38 year old male out of Menlo Park. The investigation revealed Price was selling cocaine base out of a residence in the 2300 block of Menalto Avenue in East Palo Alto.

At the conclusion of the search warrant, Price was arrested after a large quantity of cocaine base and a loaded stolen firearm was located inside of the residence.

Price was booked into San Mateo County Jail for possession for sales of cocaine base and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Price has since posted $100,000 bail and has been released from county jail. Also arrested in the residence was Yoland a Wright, 49 year old female out of East Palo Alto. Wright was found to have a no-bail probation warrant for her arrest. Write was booked into San Mateo County jail.

For more information on this release contact:
Acting Commander Eric Cowans at
or (650) 330-6357