ER - Deputies, officers raid two locations in Southern Humboldt
On Wednesday evening, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Humboldt County Code Enforcement Unit and Humboldt County Drug Task Force in serving a search warrant on a parcel of property located off Woods Ranch in Redway.
TS - Redway pot busts net pot plants, assault rifles More than 3,500 marijuana plants, three assault rifles, two diesel generators, 80 pounds of pot and two quad runners were seized from two pieces of property in Redway earlier this week, the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office said today.
Search warrants were served on two parcels of property off Woods Ranch on Monday and Tuesday by the Sheriff's Office, the Humboldt County Code Enforcement Unit and the Humboldt County Drug Task Force.
No suspects were at the property searched on Monday, but a suspect has been identified through evidence found on the property, the Sheriff's Office said in a statement. An arrest warrant for marijuana cultivation, possession for sales of marijuana and possession of LSD will be requested through the Humboldt County District Attorney.
Officers seized 2,570 growing marijuana plants that ranged in size from 1 inch to 4 feet from three structures. They also seized three assault rifles and a small amount of LSD from the residence on the property. Lastly officers seized two quad runners and a 70-kilowatt diesel generator that was supplying power to the indoor pot growing operation.
On Tuesday, law enforcement personnel served another search warrant at another parcel of property off Woods Ranch. They seized 1,251 growing marijuana plants that ranged in size from 1 inch to 4 feet from four structures on the property. Officers also seized a 15 kilowatt diesel generator that was supplying power to an indoor growing operation and 80 pounds of dried pot on the property.
Two Redway men were arrested on charges of cultivation of marijuana and possession of marijuana for sales. David Shriver, 36, posted bail, and Eric Eastridge, 31, is still in custody and bail has been set at $30,000.