On Saturday, May 19, 2012 an about 9:00PM, a Sheriff's Deputy patrolling the McKinleyville area conducted a traffic stop on a Nissan Pick-Up, on Murray Road at Boiler Road, for traffic violations. The driver was identified as Olivia Estetter, age 23 of Bayside and the passanger was identified as David Conway, age 30 of Bayside. The Deputy learned Conway had a warrant for his out of Mendocino County for traffic offenses and took him into custody. After arrest, the deputy searched Conway and located a number of baggies containing suspected Cocaine on his person.
The Deputy then searched the vehicle for additional contraband. Inside the vehicle the Deputy located additional suspected Cocaine and a switchblade knife. The Deputy also arrested Estetter.
Conway and Estetter were booked into the HCCF. Conway was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of narcotics for sales, possession of Cocaine Base, transportation of a controlled substance and the warrant. Estetter was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of narcotics for sales, possession of Cocaine Base, transportation of a controlled substance and traffic violations.
At the traffic stop a total of about 10.7 ounces of suspected Cocaine was seized.
As a result of the traffic stop, Agents with the Sheriff's Drug Task Force were contacted and obtained a search warrant for a residence associated with Conway and Estetter in the 5700 block of Jacoby Creek Road, Bayside. During the search warrant Agents located an additional 2.2 grams of suspected Cocaine and suspected DMT and LSD (the amounts are not currently available). Additionally, a handgun with the serial numbers removed was located.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to call the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office at 707-445-7521 or the Sheriff's Tip Line at 707-268-2539.