Probation Check Yields Pipe Bomb, 500 Rounds of Ammo, Firearms, and Marijuana, Says Sheriff’s Office
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:
Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies discovered illegal guns, ammunition and a pipe bomb during a probation check Wednesday in Alderpoint.
On March 7, 2018, at about 3:30 p.m., sheriff’s deputies conducted a probation search on 40-year-old Terra Robert Gibson of Alderpoint.During a search of Gibson’s residence, deputies located four firearms, including one assault rifle, several high capacity magazines, over 500
poundsrounds of ammunition, over 10 pounds of marijuana, and a pipe bomb.The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team was dispatched and rendered the device safe.
Gibson was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on the following charges: possession of a destructive device or explosive, possession of a high capacity magazine, possession of a controlled substance for sales, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of an assault weapon, prohibited person in possession of ammunition and violation of probation.
Gibson’s bail is set at $150,000.
Earlier Chapter: Bomb Squad in Alderpoint; One Person Arrested