Feds prepare evidence seized Tuesday

Feds prepare evidence seized Tuesday

There are 16 comments on the Eureka Times Standard story from Jun 25, 2008, titled Feds prepare evidence seized Tuesday. In it, Eureka Times Standard reports that:

The federal agents that served 29 warrants on properties across Humboldt and parts of Mendocino County have begun the process of inspecting evidence collected during Tuesday's raids.

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Wow

Eureka, CA

#1 Jun 25, 2008
No arrest?
Anonymous

Santa Rosa, CA

#2 Jun 25, 2008
This is the tip of the iceberg. Thers's a lot more pot and meth out there than meets the eye...
anonymous

United States

#3 Jun 25, 2008
Preparing it? You mean like taking out the stems and rolling it?
Voice of Reason

San Francisco, CA

#4 Jun 25, 2008
I get the feeling some big names will be in this case.
Monte walters

San Mateo, CA

#5 Jun 25, 2008
It's typical of the federal government to waste money on such unasked for arrests while the forest fires burm merrily away. I picture a DEA agent raiding a pot farm whyile the lightning fires burn down the forests behind him. this is why federal government needs to stay the hell out of people's personal rights. I don't see them bothering any other "illegal" farmers in this county
Ernie

Mckinleyville, CA

#6 Jun 25, 2008
Some of those stems are pretty potent.
Get em Feds

United States

#7 Jun 25, 2008
Paul! Help us! Remember our campaign contributions.
It had to happen

United States

#8 Jun 25, 2008
This intervention had to happen. When the minor leagues of law enforcement turn a blind eye or cry budget restraints to out of control pot growing the major leagues have to step in and show them how it's done. The state and feds have done this leagally with warrants. Now the hammer is going to fall on those responsible, and when it does I'm sure we'll know a name or two.
Ivan the Terrible

Arcata, CA

#9 Jun 25, 2008
Arcata Police are gearing up to catch the tailwind of this and get some of the larger houses in the Arcata area. This place is ripe with cops.
annon

Sonora, CA

#10 Jun 25, 2008
i agree, arcata is gearing up.
theo therme

Los Altos, CA

#11 Jun 25, 2008
face it, the cops came and COULDNT find any pot plants. in Humboldt County!!!!!! millions of stinky, sticky plants are growing right under the feds' noses.........

this operation has turned out to be a joke. not one big bust? just a bunch of 215 growers? has their been ONE bust where it hasnt been a 215 grower in this whole operation? i cant find any evidence of any non-215 grows being busted.
anon

Alviso, CA

#12 Jun 25, 2008
theotherme: the only joke is you.
theo therme

Los Altos, CA

#13 Jun 25, 2008
#12,
not ONE big bust, just a bunch of small 215 growers!!!!!

at least the feds were able to raise the price of pot while they were here with their little PORTA POTTIES!!!!!

if they are afraid to pee in the woods, how can they hike to get the plants? what a joke!!!!
OG Kush

Arcata, CA

#14 Jun 25, 2008
Theo you wouldn't want them to get in some poison oak, they gotta be back to the big city for kids soccor this weekend.
thats crazy

AOL

#15 Jun 25, 2008
just to out of control are thay trying to get more funds for cal.state?seams more of a waste of money
Bigfoot

Fort Jones, CA

#16 Jun 26, 2008
How about respecting California's Prop 215, and going after the methamphetamine labs instead? It's been reported there are as many as 50 meth labs near the mouth of the Klamath River, yet law enforcement never takes any action there. Why doesn't the Times-Standard report on the dozens of meth labs along the Klamath River and the Klamath National Forest? Here's some more info for you:

http://goodneighborlaw.com/articles_GNL/2007/...

Excerpts:

Two persons interviewed claimed there are five meth labs between Weitchpec and the river mouth. One of the labs is known to both civilian and law enforcement as the "Crystal Palace." When asked, one Siskiyou County law enforcement official said, "If the truth were know, there are probably 50 labs." ... The entire 41 miles of river between Weitchpec and the river mouth has no roads and is completely isolated from any civilization.

There are dozens of documented cases of Mexican and Asian drug cartels using remote areas to both grow marijuana, and manufacture meth. These cases include the Klamath River area. This has resulted in concerns for the safety of all users; either national forests and/or Bureau of Land Management lands or those who simply explore for recreation.

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