Here A Bust, There A Bust, Everywhere A Pot Bust – January 10, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GROW HOUSE WARRANT SERVED IN WESTWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD
During the month of November, while responding to a noise disturbance, an Arcata Police Department officer noticed indications of an indoor marijuana cultivation at a residence in the 2500 Blk of Alliance Rd.
Twenty-seven year old Patrick Michael Hawn of Arcata was 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
HUMBOLDT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INFORMATION BULLETIN
Subject: Marijuana Investigations Case Number: N/A
Date: 01-19-2012 Prepared By: Sgt. Hanson
On 01-18-2012 and 01-19-2012 the Humboldt County Drug Task Force, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office assisted the California Department of Justice Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement with the serving 5 marijuana related search warrants in the County of Humboldt.
On 01-18-2012 one search warrant was served in the 4500 block of Kjer Road, McKinleyville the second search warrant was served in the 400 block of Westgate Drive, Trinidad. A third search warrant was served at a residence located in the 3500 block of Edgewood Road, Eureka.
At the residence located on Kjer Road, Officers located a commercial indoor marijuana growing operation that contained 886 growing marijuana plants. Officers seized about $35,000 dollars in cash for asset forfeiture. Officers arrested a subject at the scene who was identified as Grace Lily Driscoll age 33 for cultivation and possession for sales of marijuana.
At the residence located on Westgate Drive, Officers located a commercial indoor marijuana growing operation and seized 255 marijuana plants. Officers seized about $ 3,600 dollars in cash for asset forfeiture and arrested Ryan Matthew Walrod age 30 at the scene for cultivation and possession for sales of marijuana. Both the Kjer Road and Westgate locations are connected to each other. PG&E and Humboldt County Building Department were contacted and responded to both locations. PG&E disconnected the power to both residences, because of a fire hazard that was related to the electrical wiring for the indoor marijuana growing operations.
The residence located Edgewood Road Officers located approximately 5 pounds of processed marijuana and approximately $12,000 dollars in cash. Officers arrested a female subject named Ryan Heather Hutson age 33 for possession for sales of marijuana.
On 01-19-2012 one search warrant was served at a residence located in the 800 block of Bayside Cutoff, Arcata. Officers located a commercial indoor marijuana growing operation at the residence and approximately 4 pounds of processed marijuana. Officers arrested Jason Daniel Call age 37 for cultivation and possession for sales of marijuana.
On 01-19-2012 a search warrant was served at a residence located in the 2100 block of Stanford Circle, Humboldt Hill. Officers located a commercial indoor marijuana growing operation at the residence. Officers seized 185 growing marijuana plants from the residence and about 2 pounds of processed marijuan. No one was at home when the search warrant was served. Officers contacted Humboldt County Building Department and PG&E, who responded to the residence. PG&E disconnected the power to the residence, because of a fire hazard that was related to the electrical wiring for the indoor marijuana growing operation.
All of these cases are still under investigation by the State of California Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement (BNE).
Michael Downey, Sheriff