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Date Released: 7/13/2005
Subject: Marijuana Investigation
Contact: Sgt. W. Hanson
Case No#: 200504120/4121
Released By: Sgt. W. Hanson

Location: Benbow

On 07-11-2005 at approximately 3:00 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit assisted Untied States Postal Inspectors the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Humboldt County Drug Task Force with two search warrants on two parcels of property located off Blue Rock Road, Benbow.

One the first parcel of property, Officers seized 24 growing marijuana plants that were located inside of a green house. The marijuana plants were 2 feet tall. Officers did not locate any suspects on the property.

On the second parcel, Officers seized 138 growing marijuana plants that were located in the brush and from inside two greenhouse. No suspects were located on the property. The marijuana plants ranged in size from 4 inches to 3 feet.

This case is still under investigation by Untied States Postal Inspectors.




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