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Date Released: 10/23/2003
Subject: Marijuana Arrest
Contact: Sgt. Wayne Hanson
Case No#: 200307112
Released By: Wayne Hanson

Location: Kneeland

On 10-23-2003 at approximately 0800 hours the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit served a search warrant at a residence and property located off the 7600 block of Kneeland Road, Kneeland. Deputies located an indoor marijuana growing operation on the property that contained 97 marijuana
plants. Deputies seized a 15 k/w diesel generator that was being used to supply electrical power to the indoor marijuana growing operation.

Deputies arrested Barry Lawrence Strauss age 29 at the scene for cultivation and possession for sales of marijuana. Strauss also had a felony warrant for his arrest on a previous marijuana cultivation case from August of this year.

Barry Lawrence Strauss in currently in custody at the Humboldt County jail and his bail has been set at $ 75,000 dollars on both cases.