550 Plants, 4 Pounds, 6 Guns, $61K, 8X Electricity Use

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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Some of the $61,000 loot. Photos courtesy APDAPD Press Release

Justin Dion Decarolis

Justin Dion Decarolis

APD Press Release

Officers from the Arcata Police Department served a search warrant at a residence in the 1700 block of Roberts Way on Wednesday morning, Jan. 23.

Upon entering the residence, officers located a marijuana growing operation utilizing  several rooms in the home.  Officers seized over 550 growing marijuana plants, approximately four pounds of processed marijuana bud, six firearms and over $61,000 in cash. Also seized was a 2010 Toyota Tundra truck with an estimated value of $38,000

The growing operation that was being conducted inside the home was utilizing nearly eight times the electricity of a typical Arcata family home.295329_10151259740268526_704806220_n

Justin Dion Decarolis, 32, of Arcata, was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Jail on the following charges:

• 11358 Health & Safety (H&S)- Cultivation of Marijuana

• 11359 H&S- Possession of Marijuana for Sale

City of Arcata building inspectors discovered numerous building code violations at the residence which necessitated the immediate disconnection of electrical service.

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If you suspect illegal drug activity in your neighborhood, please contact the Arcata Police Department at (707) 822-2428.

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