Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested two people early Tuesday morning after finding them in possession of nearly eight grams methamphetamine. At about 1:30 a.m. deputies were called to a reported disturbance on the 900 block of Redwood Drive in Garberville. Deputies arrived and found a couple living in a shed of a nearby business. The woman, Jessica Peters, 31, was on probation with a search clause. Deputies searched the shed/residence and found 7.9 grams of methamphetamine. Deputies arrested Peters and companion, Gene Decker, 40, for possession of methamphetamine. Sheriff’s Deputies also found a digital scale, packaging materials, and multiple pipes in the shed.
Decker and Peters were both transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where they were each booked for possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for sale, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Peters was also booked for a probation violation.