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Date Released: 8/8/2012
Subject: Large Marijuana Cultiviation
Contact: Lt. Steve Knight
Case No#: 201203790
Released By: Lt. Steve Knight

Location: Hoopa Reservation

On 08-7-2012, approximately 9:00 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office assisted by Hoopa Tribal Police, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Marshalls Office, California Department of Justice Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement, Humboldt County Drug Task Force ( H.C.D.T.F.), Bureau of Land Management( B.L.M. ) and Campaign Against Marijuana Planting ( C.A.M.P. ) eradicated 26,600 marijuana plants ranging from 4-6 feet in height in the Mill Creek drainage in the Hoopa Reservation. Two helicopters were utilized in the eradication. Several loads of garbage were also removed. The investigation is ongoing.
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.


Mike Downey
Sheriff