Over 10 Pounds of Meth and Heroin Discovered, Three Arrested
This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On November 3rd, 2015, agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force, assisted by agents with the Bureau of Land Management, served two Humboldt County Superior Court search warrants in Eureka, Fortuna and Rio Dell. Agents contacted Florencio Hernandez-Hernandez (Age 27), Cesar Licona-Carbajal (Age 22) and Alfredo Santos-Goyosso (Age 20). While serving the search warrants, agents discovered approximately 5.7 pounds of suspected black-tar heroin, approximately 5.5 pounds of suspected methamphetamine, packaging, approximately 7 pounds of lactose (a cutting agent for heroin) and digital scales. A large sum of US Currency and a vehicle were seized pending asset forfeiture proceedings.
Hernandez-Hernandez, Licona-Carbajal, and Santos-Goyosso were arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for possession of methamphetamine and heroin for sales and conspiracy to commit a felony.
Anyone with information for the Humboldt County Drug Task Force Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Drug Task Force Office at 707-444-8095. Lt. Wayne Hanson writes, “Street value of the Methamphetamine seized is $129,000 dollars. Street value of heroin seized is $254,000 dollars.”