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Date Released: 9/14/2006
Subject: Marijuana Investigation
Contact: Sgt. W. Hanson
Case No#: 200605688
Released By: Sgt. Hanson

Location: Ettersburg

On 09-13-2006 at 0600 hours the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and the Humboldt County Drug Task Force assisted the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigation with a federal search warrant on a parcel of property located off Crooked Prairie Road, Ettersburg.

When officers arrived on the property one male subject fled from the residence into the woods. Officers were able to detain a female subject inside of the residence, who they identified as Jenny D. Sutherland age 31. Officers searched the property for the male subject, but were unable to locate him.

Officers located 8 outdoor marijuana gardens on the property and seized 677marijuana plants that ranged in size from 1 foot to 14 foot in height. The weight of the marijuana plants was 1,760 pounds.

Jenny D. Sutherland was arrested for cultivation and possession of marijuana for sales.

The male subject that fled has been identified, but per D.E.A. request his name is not being released at this time.

This investigation is under the investigation of D.E.A. out of San Francisco.




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