Over Half Pound of Heroin Located After Tip
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:
Acting on a tip from local citizens in the Eel River Valley, Special Agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force conducted a traffic stop in the 500 block of Hawks Hill Road, Loleta.
On August 15, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., agents contacted the driver of the vehicle, Cesar Cabrera-Barragan (age 34). Upon on initial contact, Cabrera-Barragan attempted to dispose two bindles of suspected heroin and was subsequently detained. Agents then located just over ½ pound of suspected heroin in Cabrera-Barragan’s possession.
Cabrera-Barragan was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where he was booked for possession of a controlled substance for sales, transportation of a controlled substance, and driving on a suspended license.
Anyone with information related to this investigation or other narcotics related crimes are encouraged to call the Humboldt County Drug Task Force at 707-444-8095 or the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 707-268-25 39.