APD Takes Out Another Upscale Grow House – April 14, 2011
APD Press Release
CALIFORNIA AVENUE – On Wednesday, April 13, in response to neighbor complaints, officers from the Arcata Police Department’s Special Services Unit, assisted by the Humboldt County Drug Task Force and the Humboldt County Sheriffs Office served two search warrants on residences where illegal marijuana cultivation operations were suspected to be taking place.
The first search warrant was served at a residence in the 600 block of California Avenue. Officers discovered a large- scale indoor marijuana cultivation operation both inside and underneath the home. Nearly 1500 marijuana plants and more than 15 pounds of processed marijuana along with an array of cultivation equipment and nearly $3,000 in cash was seized.
The second search warrant was served at a residence in the 2100 block of Second Road in McKinleyville. The residence was associated with the home on California Avenue. A small marijuana growing operation was discovered at that residence as well. Nearly seven pounds of processed marijuana along with additional cultivation equipment was seized. No arrests were made at that location.
If you suspect illegal drug activity in your neighborhood, please contact the Arcata Police Department Special Services Unit at (707)-822-2428