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Date Released: 9/12/2008
Subject: CAMP Update
Contact: Brenda Godsey
Case No#: N/A
Released By: Brenda Godsey, PIO

Location: Humboldt County

The Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP) concluded a successful in Humboldt County yesterday after eradicating almost 21,000 marijuana plants in four days. The teams – including personnel from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, the U.S Forest Service, the National Park Service, and the Drug Task Force – were active in outdoor marijuana gardens throughout the county. On Monday and Tuesday CAMP teams eradicated 6,500 marijuana plants from Forest Service property in the Titlow Hill area, south of Highway 299.

As already reported, on Wednesday the teams were active in Redwood National and State Parks where 9,600 plants were eradicated.

Yesterday, the CAMP effort moved south where they took 3,000 plants from a garden near Shively and 1,800 plants from a location near Grizzly Creek State Park, south of Highway 36. A shotgun was recovered at the Highway 36 garden.

The CAMP effort is expected to continue.




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