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Date Released: 2/24/2012
Subject: Drug Arrest and Seizure
Contact: Lt. Steve Knight
Case No#: 201200902
Released By: Lt. Steve Knight

Location: Stafford

On 02-23-2012, approximately 1:00 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriffs Office Community Response Unit conducted a probation search in the 400 block of South Road, Stafford, after receiving complaints about possible drug sales and activity. When deputies arrived at the residence they met with probationer David Charles Cox, 57 years who is on probation for transportation or sale of a controlled substance.
Deputies searched the residence and located fifteen marijuana plants being grown indoors, approximately 64 grams of Hashish and Oxycotin pills. Deputies also located possible sewage and electrical issues at the residence.
Humboldt County Code Enforcement was called to the scene to investigate those issues.
Cox was arrested for possession of a narcotic, cultivation of marijuana, possession of concentrated cannabis and violation of probation.
Anyone with information for the Sheriffs Office regarding this case or criminal related activity is encouraged to call the Sheriffs Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriffs Office Crime Tip line 707-268-2539. If you live in the City Limits of Eureka the Eureka Police Problem Oriented Policing Unit can be reached at 707-441-4373

Mike Downey




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