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Arcata Bust Yields Plants, Bud, Guns, and Cash

 

Quiet Westwood Neighborhood Harbors Large Grow-Op

 

Skippy Massey
Humboldt Sentinel

 

From the Arcata Police Department:

Officers from the Arcata Police Department served a search
warrant at a residence in the 1700 block of Roberts Way on
Wednesday morning, January 23.

arc badgeUpon entering the residence, officers located a marijuana growing operation utilizing  several rooms in the home.

Officers seized:

  • Over 550 growing marijuana plants
  • Approximately 4 pounds of processed marijuana bud
  • Six firearms
  • And over $61,000 in cash

mj momAlso seized was a 2010 Toyota Tundra truck with an estimated value of $38,000.

The growing operation that was being conducted inside the home was utilizing nearly eight times the electricity of a typical Arcata family home.
 
Justin Dion Decarolis, 32 of Arcata, was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Jail on the following charges:
 
  • 11358 Health & Safety (H&S)- Cultivation of Marijuana
  • 11359 H&S- Possession of Marijuana for Sale

City of Arcata building inspectors discovered numerous building code violations at the residence which necessitated the immediate disconnection
of electrical service.

If you suspect illegal drug activity in your neighborhood, please contact the
Arcata Police Department at (707) 822-2428.

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happy cowPics over at the Arcata Eye.

 

 

 

 

 

(Posted by Skippy Massey)

 

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