[UPDATE 2:11 p.m.: DEA Involved] Convoy Gathered at Fortuna River Lodge
The presence of a wood chipper indicates that officers were likely gathering to serve search warrants on marijuana grows.
We’ve sent a request for more information on their target to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATE 8:17 a.m.: Four vehicles of Department of Fish and Wildlife and six Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and a wood chipper all headed up Burr Valley Road.
UPDATE 2:11 p.m.: According to Samantha Karges from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, “Today the Humboldt County Drug Enforcement Unit assisted the DEA in serving a search warrant to investigate illegal cannabis cultivation in the Burr Valley area. As we were the assisting agency, we do not have any other releasable information at this time.”