Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Eradicated Marijuana at Several Sites on Monday and Tuesday
According to Lt. Wayne Hanson of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office,on Monday deputies served a search warrant along Hwy 36 in the McClellan Mountain area. Hanson said that his department eradicated 385 plants that were three to five feet in height. Plus, he said, they found 196 pounds of drying marijuana. No one was found at the site. Hanson also said that the Department of Fish and Wildlife was looking at evidence of environmental violations. The situation is still under investigation, Hanson said.
Yesterday, he added, his department served three search warrants along Hwy 299. 352 plants between five and seven foot were found in total. 587 pounds of processed marijuana was also found, he said. In addition, an AR-15 was also located with two 30 round magazines.
One man, Francisco Ferrari age 35, was arrested on charges related to weapons violations. The Department of Fish and Wildlife is investigating evidence of water diversion.