A Peyote Grow? That’s New – November 16, 2011
Note: This afternoon APD took out a cannabis grow house on Panorama Drive which included a small peyote grow. More details to come; meanwhile, here’s the raw, unedited press release. – Ed.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WARRANT SERVED ON PANORAMA DR GROW HOUSE
In response to neighborhood complaints, officers from the Arcata Police Department served a search warrant at a residence in the 1400 Blk of Panorama Dr on Wednesday morning.
Upon entering the residence, officers located a marijuana growing operation consisting of nearly 200 growing marijuana plants. Over 20 pounds of processed marijuana was located in the home along with one pound of physilociben mushrooms, a number of peyote cacti, 5 grams ofDimethyltryptamine (DMT), two semi-automatic handguns, one semi-automatic rifle and $8,000 in cash.
Elizabeth April Martin 38 and Alexander Schaffer 35 both of Arcata were arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Jail on the following charges:
· 11358 H&S- Cultivation of Marijuana
· 11359 H&S- Possession of Marijuana for Sale
· 11366.5 H&S- Manufacturing of a Controlled Substance
· 11377 H&S- Possession of a Controlled Substance
· 11364 H&S- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
· 11357(a) H&S- Possession of Concentrated Cannabis
City of Arcata building inspectors discovered numerous building code violations at the residence, which necessitated the immediate disconnection of electrical service.