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Date Released: 8/21/2003
Subject: Marijuana Investigation
Contact: Sgt. Wayne Hanson
Case No#: 200305497
Released By: Sgt. Wayne Hanson

Location: Blocksburg

ON 08-18-2003 AT APPROXIMATELY 8:00 PM THE HUMBOLDT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DRUG ENFORCEMENT UNIT SERVED A SEARCH WARRANT AT A RESIDENCE LOCATED IN BLOCKSBURG. DEPUTIES SEIZED 693 MARIJUANA PLANTS FROM TWO GREENHOUSES LOCATED ON THE PROPERTY THAT RANGED IN SIZE FROM 3 INCHES TO 6 FEET. DEPUTIES SEIZED 55 POUNDS OF DRIED MARIJUANA, ONE POUND OF MARIJUANA HASH AND 7 GRAMS OF METHAMPHETAMINE. DEPUTIES SEIZED TWO SHOTGUNS FROM THE PROPERTY.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED ONE SUBJECT AT THE SCENE WHO WAS IDENTIFIED AS KURT STEVENS AGE 46. STEVENS WAS CHARGED WITH CULTIVATION AND POSSESSION FOR SALES OF MARIJUANA AND POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE.

DEPUTIES HAVE IDENTIFIED A SECOND SUBJECT IN THIS CASE AS PAULA STEVENS AGE 44 FROM BLOCKSBURG. DEPUTIES HAVE REQUESTED A WARRANT FOR PAULA STEVENS ARREST THROUGH THE HUMBOLDT COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEYS’S OFFICE FOR CULTIVATION AND POSSESSION FOR SALES OF MARIJUANA.