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Arcata couple with a half pound of dope busted in Benbow

Arcata couple with a half pound of dope busted in Benbow

Humboldt County Drug Task Force BENBOW/ARCATA – On Wednesday, June 2 agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force (HCDTF) stopped a vehicle traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 101 in the area of Benbow in Humboldt County.      Agents had obtained a search warrant for the occupants, Matthew Sigler (40 years old from Arcata),

Grow house raided in Arcata

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office ARCATA – On April 13, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Abbot Lane in Arcata for a welfare check. During their investigation, deputies smelled a strong odor of marijuana emitting from a detached garage at the residence and observed other signs of an unpermitted indoor

Today’s Mad River Current: Who gets busted for growing pot, who does not and how much pot can you legally have?

Humboldt County is estimated to have between 8,000 to 10,000, and maybe even more, marijuana grows. Pot is everywhere. Piles of shake are sometimes left on the side of the road. Buds get dropped in tip jars. You can drive around and see and smell marijuana plants. There’s a grow there and a grow here,

McKinleyville man, woman get busted for growing weed

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A McKinleyville man and woman were arrested Wednesday, July 12, following the serving of a warrant by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office’s Drug Enforcement Unit near Hyampom in eastern Humboldt County. The warrant was served after it was determined that the land parcel did not have an application on file

Drug raid nets $170K, 200 lbs. of bud

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Dual drug seizures in McKinleyville and Humboldt County Route 1 led to three arrests May 25, coupled with the confiscation of some $170,000 in cash, the impounding of about 200 pounds of processed/packaged marijuana bud and the capture of nearly 5,500 marijuana plants.    Arrested were Rhett Baker,