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Date Released: 8/6/2007
Subject: Marijuana Investigation
Contact: Brenda Godsey, PIO
Case No#: 200704501/4505
Released By: Brenda Godsey

Location: Garberville

On August 3, 2007 Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies and agents from the Humboldt County Drug Task Force assisted County Code Enforcement in serving an inspection warrant. The property was located on Tooby Ranch Road in Garberville. Upon serving the warrant, deputies discovered nine structures that contained growing marijuana plants. Those structures were at five different grow sites on the property. Deputies seized a total of 3,046 marijuana plants ranging in size from one inch to six feet. Deputies also seized two diesel generators that were providing power to marijuana growing operation.

Deputies arrested Soran Zachary Anderson, 35 of Eureka, and booked him for cultivation of marijuana and possession of marijuana. Anderson posted $20,000 bail and was released.

The case is still under investigation.