On Tuesday June 9th, 2015, the Humboldt County Drug Task Force, assisted by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Cal Fire served a search warrant in the 28000 block of Alderpoint Road in Blocksburg, CA. When agents arrived at the property, no persons were located.
During a search of the property, agents located nineteen (19) large greenhouses. The greenhouses were utilizing indoor cultivation lighting and light deprivation techniques. Many of the marijuana plants being grown inside of the greenhouses were ready for harvest. A total of 4,961 growing marijuana plants were discovered at the property. The estimated street value of the marijuana plants was approximately $7,000,000.00. Numerous environmental concerns and violations were discovered and are being investigated by the appropriate agencies. The investigation is on-going and agents anticipate arrests in the future.
Anyone with information for the Humboldt County Drug Task Force Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Drug Task Force Office at 707-444-8095.
Lt George Cavinta