Two Arrested at the Lone Pine Motel
This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and the individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On 05-19-2015, at approximately 11:05 a.m., deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office conducted a probation search at the Lone Pine Motel, 912 Redwood Drive, Garberville. The Sheriff’s Office has received numerous complaints from citizens regarding narcotics activity at this location.
It was determined that Billy Joe Neenan (age 42) was a registered guest of the motel. Neenan’s room was searched pursuant to his probation terms and several items of contraband were found to be in his possession. Those items include a usable amount of suspected heroin, a usable amount of suspected methamphetamine, approximately 2.25 pounds of marijuana, digital scales, and other items of drug paraphernalia.
Also inside Neenan’s room was Evan Jsoren Farrell (age 22) who had two outstanding warrants for his arrest. Both Neenan and Farrell were taken into custody without incident.
Neenan was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where he was booked for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of over and ounce of marijuana, and probation violation. Neenan was later released upon his own recognizance. Farrell was booked on his warrants and his bail was set at $15,000.
Anyone with information for the Sheriffs Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriffs Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriffs Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539