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Date Released: 10/3/2008
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 another successful week in Humboldt County yesterday after eradicating 3,489 marijuana plants in three days. CAMP teams were active in outdoor marijuana gardens throughout the county. On Monday personnel eradicated 800 marijuana plants near Weitchpec. The plants ranged in height from six to eight feet.

As already reported by the US Forest Service, on Tuesday teams were active in Six Rivers National Forest near Grouse Mountain where 2,189 plants were eradicated. Additionally, one hundred pounds of processed marijuana was recovered at the site and one arrest was made.

Wednesday, the CAMP effort moved south where they took a total of 500 plants from gardens near Seely Creek, Woods Ranch, and Sprowell Creek. Those plants were approximately ten feet in height and each plant was capable of producing about two pounds of processed marijuana.

To date this year, the CAMP effort has eradicated 125,000 marijuana plants in Humboldt County.




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