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Date Released: 2/3/2005
Subject: Marijuana Investigation
Contact: Sgt. Hanson
Case No#: 200500666
Released By: Sgt. W. Hanson

Location: Reed Mountain

On 02-02-2005 at 2:00pm the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit assisted by the FBI, served a search warrant for an indoor marijuana growing operation on a parcel of property located in the Reed Mountain area of southern Humboldt County.

On the property deputies discovered a sophisticated commercial indoor marijuana growing operation. Deputies seized 502 marijuana plants that ranged in size from 4 inches to 12 inches. The electrical power to the indoor marijuana growing operation was being supplied by a 45 k/w diesel generator. Deputies seized the 45 k/w generator for possible asset seizure.

No suspects were located on the property.

This case is still under investigation.