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Butane Found At Arcata Indoor Marijuana Grow
Arcata Police found butane while conducting a warrant search on a believed indoor marijuana grow on the 4500 block of Valley West Boulevard. Police conducted the search after receiving complaints from neighbors.
When police entered into the home they allegedly found 40 growing marijuana plants, 40 harvested plants, eight pounds of processed marijuana, butane and two firearms.
Police said butane is extremely flammable and poses a potential fire threat to surrounding homes.
Police arrested Martin Felperin of Arcata for cultivation for sales, possession and manufacturing of marijuana.