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Date Released: 6/2/2006
Subject: Marijuana Investigation
Contact: Deputy Campbell
Case No#: 200603240
Released By: Deputy Campbell

Location: Swayback Ridge

On 6/1/06, Sheriff's deputies were conducting follow up to a residential burglary that occurred in the Swayback Ridge area of Humboldt County. While attempting to contact persons who may have had knowledge about the burglary, a commercial indoor marijuana operation was discovered. The Sheriff's Drug Enforcement Unit, assisted by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement, served a search warrant on the property.

Law Enforcement seized 570 marijuana plants, 1.5 pounds of processed marijuana, and three rifles. Suspect information was obtained, and warrants are being sought at this time.