Eureka Police Identify Fortuna Residences as Source of Heroin Trafficking
This is a press release from the Eureka Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
Over the past several months, the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit has been conducting an investigation into heroin trafficking within the Eureka area. As a result of that investigation, officers and detectives with the Eureka Police Department served multiple Search Warrants in Fortuna on Tuesday, 09/01/15.
The warrant services resulted in the seizure of approximately 1.1 lbs. of heroin, 2.7 grams of methamphetamine and $16000.00 cash. Gilberto Giron-Ramirez (40) of Fortuna, was arrested for Possession of Heroin, Possession of Heroin for Sales and Conspiracy. Pedro Sierra-Pozos (43) also of Fortuna was arrested for Possession of Heroin, Possession of Heroin for Sales, Possession of Methamphetamine and Conspiracy.
Both Giron-Ramirez and Sierra-Pozos were transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where they were booked then released on their own recognizance.