This is a press launch from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The details has not been established in a court of law and any people today explained should be presumed innocent until tested responsible:
On April 8, 2021, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Cannabis Enforcement Staff (Achieved) served 1 search warrant to investigate unlawful hashish cultivation and utility theft at a home on the 700 block of Fickle Hill Highway in Arcata.
One particular parcel was investigated for the duration of the services of the warrant. The parcel did not possess the necessary county allow and state license to cultivate cannabis commercially.
For the duration of the support of the warrant, deputies located a substantial-scale indoor cultivation procedure with all bedrooms of the home converted to aid the cultivation of cannabis. Deputies eradicated approximately 12,854 developing hashish plants. Furthermore, deputies discovered evidence of utility theft happening to electric power the procedure.
No arrests were being designed during the provider of this warrant. Sheriff’s deputies will be requesting an arrest warrant be issued by the District Attorney’s Office environment for the individual accountable for this procedure on costs of utility theft (Laptop 498(D)), preserving a home for the goal of unlawfully producing, storing, or distributing a controlled material for sale or distribution (HS 11366) and hashish cultivation (HS 11358(c)).
Anyone with info about this circumstance or similar felony activity is inspired to simply call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Business office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Business Crime Suggestion line at (707) 268-2539.