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Date Released: 7/31/2009
Subject: CAMP - Week One
Contact: Brenda Godsey, PIO
Case No#: N/A
Released By: Brenda Godsey

Location: Humboldt County

The Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP) concluded its first week of operations this year in Humboldt County this week, eradicating 28,400 marijuana plants in four days. The teams – including personnel CAMP, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, the U.S. Marshall’s Service, and the Drug Task Force – were active in outdoor marijuana gardens throughout the county. On Monday CAMP teams eradicated 13,000 marijuana plants from Hoopa Valley tribal land and from timber company property. Tuesday the teams found 1,000 plants on U.S Forest Service property near Orleans. On Wednesday the teams moved south and eradicated 8,200 marijuana plants from California State Parks land and timber company property near Pepperwood. On the fourth day of the effort, teams eradicated 6,200 marijuana plants from timber company property near Blocksburg.

The Campaign Against Marijuana Planting will continue operations in Humboldt County throughout the summer.




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