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Date Released: 4/22/2005
Subject: Marijuana Investigation
Contact: Sgt. Hanson
Case No#: 200502340
Released By: Sgt. Hanson

Location: Ettersburg

On 04-20-2005 at 2:30 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit and the Federal Bureau of Investigation served a search warrant on a parcel of property located off Crooked Prairie Road, Ettersburg. Officers located four commercial indoor marijuana grow buildings on the property that contained 1,359 marijuana plants. The marijuana plants ranged in size from 6 inches to 4 feet.

Officers seized a 70 k/w diesel generator that was supplying electrical power to the indoor marijuana growing operation.

No suspects were located on the property.

This case is still under investigation by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and the F.B.I.