East County News Service
March 8, 2023 (Lakeside) -- An East County man has been arrested on multiple felony charges after he was pulled over by deputies from the Lakeside Sheriff’s substation shortly before 10:30 p.m. last night for driving with an expired registration. A license plate check confirmed that the motorcycle he was driving was stolen.
The driver, Michael Tesch, 37, was taken into custody.Based on information gathered in the investigation, deputies obtained a search warrant for Tesch's apartment in the 13000 block of Interstate 8 Business in unincorporated El Cajon.
“Inside the apartment, deputies located a loaded firearm that was not registered. They also found about 12 ounces of methamphetamine, eight ounces of fentanyl, 145 M30 fentanyl pills, about $2,700 in cash and other drug sales paraphernalia,” says Sergeant Colin Heleber.
Tesch was arrested on numerous felony charges related to illegal firearms possession, narcotics sales and auto theft. He was booked into San Diego Central Jail.