Moonshine, Money, Marijuana, Mushrooms Found in Bell Springs Bust on Wednesday, Says BLM
On Wednesday August 24th, agents from the Bureau of Land Management, Office of Law Enforcement and Security served a search warrant at multiple locations and arrested three people at the scene of a drug manufacturing site in the Bell Springs Road area of southern Humboldt County.
Agents documented an unauthorized structure, water tanks, open septic tanks and debris on the public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and seized marijuana, concentrated cannabis, psilocybin mushrooms, a honey oil laboratory, an active alcohol distillery (moonshine), cash, a money counting machine, weapons, ammunition and packaging materials.
Agents and natural resource specialists documented numerous violations related to environmental damage.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office- Drug Enforcement Unit, CAL FIRE Law Enforcement, California Department of Fish and Wildlife- Watershed Enforcement Team, Tri-Counties Drug Enforcement Team and the North State Marijuana Investigation Team assisted in the operation. The investigation is on-going.
The Humboldt County Sheriff booking log showed that two individuals were arrested by BLM on Wednesday. Kyle Gerry Campau was arrested for a manufacturing charge at 1:34 p.m. and in an ironic twist, at 4:20 p.m., Glen David Carstenen was arrested for marijuana cultivation.