Sheriff’s Office raids unpermitted marijuana grow on Brannon Mountain, suspects identified, no arrests made

The Marijuana eradication team destroyed more than 2,500 marijuana plants at an unpermitted grow on Brannon Mountain. (Humboldt County sheriff’s Office — contributed)
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News release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On Wednesday, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served a search warrant to investigate illegal cannabis cultivation in the Brannon Mountain area.

During the service of the search warrant, deputies eradicated approximately 2,540 growing cannabis plants.

Multiple Water Board, County Code, and Fish and Wildlife violations were observed including, water diversion, water pollution, and other permit violations.

The property had no permits to cultivate cannabis.

Suspects were identified and charges are being sent to the DA’s Office.

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.

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