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Date Released: 5/31/2012
Subject: Marijuana Investigation
Contact: Lt. Steve Knight
Case No#: 201202135
Released By: Lt. Steve Knight

Location: McKinleyville

On 05-30-2012, approximately 3:00 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriffs Office Community Response Unit (C.R.U.) , served a Humboldt County Superior Court Search Warrant in the 1200 block of Landis Road, McKinleyville. The C.R.U. was acting on a tip they received on the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line. When the warrant was served deputies located fifty-six, three to four foot tall growing marijuana plants inside the residence, along with eighteen pounds of dried marijuana. The entire residence had been converted to a marijuana grow, and no one was living in the home. An expired out of area medical 215 card was posted in the residence. The Humboldt County Building Department and Pacific Gas & Electric were notified and responded to the scene. The electrical meter was removed from the home.
The investigation into the responsible parties is continuing.

Anyone with information for the Sheriffs Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriffs Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriffs Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539. Humboldt County Drug Task Force can be reached at 707-444-8095. If you live in the City Limits of Eureka the Eureka Police Problem Oriented Policing Unit can be reached at 707-441-4373.


Mike Downey
Sheriff