On 9/04/03 at approximately 7:00 PM the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office Drug Enforcement Unit served a search warrant at a residence in the China Creek area of Ettersburg. Deputies located a sophisticated indoor marijuana grow inside the residence. Deputies seized 686 growing marijuana plants ranging in size from 12" to 18". Deputies seized a 45 KW diesel generator that was supplying electrical power to the indoor marijuana growing operation.
Deputies arrested Jeffrey Kondos, age 36, at the residence for cultivation and possession for sales of marijuana.