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Date Released: 7/6/2010
Subject: Marijuana Investigation
Contact: Brenda Godsey, PIO
Case No#: 201004463
Released By: Brenda Godsey

Location: Fortuna

Friday morning Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies served a search warrant at a residence on the 20 block of Pinecrest Drive, Fortuna. At about 7:30 a.m. deputies, assisted by agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force, discovered 832 growing marijuana plants inside the residence. The plants ranged in height from one inch to three feet tall. The residence had been altered for the marijuana grow, including unsafe and unpermitted changes to electrical wiring. Two suspects have been identified and deputies are seeking warrants for their arrests.