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Kneeland Shooting Update – August 27, 2010

Detectives have learned that the three victims had been hired by the Wilde to assist in marijuana cultivation. Wednesday evening, a dispute developed between Wilde and the three men. The preliminary investigation revealed that Wilde was in possession of a firearm and opened fire, killing one and wounding another; the third man was uninjured. The two surviving men fled and were separated. Early reports indicate that Wilde continued to search for the two survivors throughout the night.

Search Warrants Turn Up Legal Grow, Heroin, Firearms – August 26, 2010

At 1776 Beverly Drive, a number of processed suspected opium poppies, a small quantity of heroin, a small quantity of cocaine, DMT (Dimethyltryptamine, a hallucinogenic drug), less than a pound of processed marijuana, two firearms and approximately $4,000 in cash was seized. The residence was unoccupied at the time of the search warrant service and no arrests were made. Declarations in support of arrest warrants will be forwarded to the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office for two of the residents.