On August 2, 2021, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served one search warrant to investigate illegal cannabis cultivation in the Dinsmore area. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Humboldt County Code Enforcement assisted in the service of the warrant.
Two parcels were investigated during the service of the warrant. The parcels did not possess the required state license to cultivate cannabis commercially.
During the service of the warrant, deputies eradicated approximately 3,800 growing cannabis plants. Deputies seized and destroyed over 125 pounds of processed cannabis.
Additional violations with civil fines are expected to be filed by the assisting agencies.
No arrests were made during the service of the warrant. The case will be forwarded to the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office for review.
Anyone with information about this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.