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Date Released: 1/16/2004
Subject: Marijuana Siezure
Contact: Sgt. Wayne hanson
Case No#: 200400337
Released By: Wayne Hanson

Location: Island Mountain/Garberville

ON 01-15-2004 AT APPROXIMATELY 1800 HOURS THE HUMBOLDT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DRUG ENFORCEMENT UNIT SERVED A SEARCH WARRANT ON A PARCEL OF PROPERTY LOCATED OFF “A” ROAD IN THE ISLAND MOUNTAIN AREA OF SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY.

DEPUTIES LOCATED A SOPHISTICATED INDOOR MARIJUANA GROWING OPERATION ON THE PROPERTY. DEPUTIES SEIZED 927 MARIJUANA PLANTS THAT RANGED IN SIZE FROM 6 INCHES TO 24 INCHES. DEPUTIES SEIZED A 60 K/W DIESEL GENERATOR THAT WAS SUPPLYING ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE INDOOR MARIJUANA GROWING OPERATION.

THERE WERE NO SUSPECTS LOCATED ON THE PROPERTY WHEN THE SEARCH WARRANT WAS SERVED.

THIS CASE IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION BY THE HUMBOLDT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE.