[UPDATE] You Know It’s a Bad Day When You Crash Into a Convoy
A cannabis convoy (12-15 vehicles with a chipper) headed west out Briceland Road met with a small accident at approximately 8:50 a.m.
According to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page and information from the scanner, a black Dodge truck traveling eastbound struck the Humboldt County Sheriff’s truck pulling the wood chipper near Ruby Valley. The vehicle continued east but law enforcement pursued it. They were able to pull the vehicle over near the stop sign in the State Parks where the road drops to a single lane.
According to Lt. Dennis Young, a spokesperson for the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said that two deputies on their way to serve a search warrant were in the truck. They were not injured. The vehicle received unknown damages.
Young said that one person in the Dodge was arrested on warrants but, at this time, the incident is still being sorted out and it is unknown if any fresh charges will be applied. There were two people in the Dodge.
UPDATE 10:26 a.m.:
UPDATE June 9: http://kymkemp.com/2017/07/09/atv-riding-suspect-rolls-over-warden-and-into-a-ravine-says-fish-and-game-suspect-hospitalized-almost-4000-marijuana-plants-eradicated/