Parents Arrested for Marijuana Grow/ 4 Children Released to Family Members
Humboldt CO. District Attorney’s Office Press Release:
On 11-21-12, Investigators from the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office, executed a search warrant at 26 Old Quarry Lane, Fieldbrook, California. During the course of their investigation, Investigators had learned that the property was often patrolled by Belgian Malinois guard dogs. To provide additional assistance and scene security, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department assigned two Deputies in marked patrol units to assist in securing the scene.
While conducting the search, Investigators located a complex indoor marijuana cultivation, drying, and processing area in a converted two-story barn structure. (104) 8” marijuana starter plants were found growing, but the bulk of the marijuana had been harvested and was in the process of being dried. In total, Investigators seized approximately 34.5 pounds of drying marijuana, an additional 14 pounds of marijuana that was packaged for the purposes of sales, a small quantity of MDMA (“Ecstasy), packaging materials, scales, and $10,375 in US Currency which is believed to be the proceeds of illegal drug sales.
Michael Greenwood (age 36) and his wife Vera Snow-Greenwood (age 27) were arrested for H&S11358 – Cultivation of Marijuana, H&S11359 – Possession of Marijuana for Purposes of Sales, H&S11366.5 – Maintaining a Residence for the Purpose of Marijuana Cultivation, H&S11377(a) – Possession of a Controlled Substance, and PC273(a) – Child Endangerment. Four young children who were located inside the residence were released to family members.