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Date Released: 4/26/2007
Subject: Marijuana Investigation
Contact: Sgt. Hanson
Case No#: 200702286
Released By: Sgt. W. Hanson

Location: Shelter Cove

On 04-25-2007 at 1400 hours the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit served a search warrant on a parcel of property located off the 3000 block of Chemise Mountain Road, Shelter Cove. Deputies located a commercial indoor marijuana growing operation inside one of the structures on the property. Deputies seized 639 marijuana plants that ranged in size from 12 inches to 18 inches in height. Deputies seized 17 pounds of dried marijuana and 3 rifles from the residence.

A 50-k/w diesel generator was seized for possible asset seizure, because it was supplying electrical power to the indoor marijuana growing operation

No suspects were arrested at the scene, but two suspects have been identified.

This case is still under investigation by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.