Complaint Leads EPD to Cannabis

Marijuana 120815This 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:

Ballatine, JohnOn 12/08/15 at about 11:00 a.m., Detectives with the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit (POP) served a search warrant at a residence on the 1500 block of P Street. The warrant was obtained in response to complaints of drug activity.

Inside the residence, Detectives seized 2,552 grams (over 5.5 pounds) of manicured marijuana bud and 553 grams (1.2 pounds) of concentrated cannabis. John Ballatine, 32 of Massachusetts, was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility and booked for possession of marijuana for sales. 3 others inside the residence were detained and released on scene.
Anyone with information regarding suspected drug operations within the City of Eureka is asked to call the Problem Oriented Policing Unit at (707) 441-4373.



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