Closed Loop Butane Honey Oil Lab Found in Carlotta Raid
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 Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at about 11:45 a.m., Humboldt County Deputy Sheriffs served a Humboldt County Superior Court search warrant to a residence on the 700 block of Golden Gate Drive in Carlotta. Upon serving the search warrant, deputies located a sophisticated closed loop Butane Honey Oil (BHO) hash lab constructed inside a detached garage. Deputies located large amounts of butane, indicia, documentation of sales, digital scales, a firearm, BHO product, and approximately 733 lbs of marijuana shake.
No suspects were located on scene. This is an ongoing investigation, and arrest warrants will be issued for persons responsible for the BHO operation. The BHO lab was dismantled and seized as evidence.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.