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DNSO: Working Hash Lab discovered inside Del Norte home

DEL NORTE COUNTY- Two people were arrested after authorities discovered a working hash lab and extensive marijuana grow operation in Crescent City.
 
Early Friday morning authorities with the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office Felony Investigating Unit, served a search warrant in the 300 Block of Elk Valley Road. 
 
51-year-old Brian Schlam of Crescent City and 23-year-old Jordan Brooks of Fountain Valley, California are now facing charges for manufacturing a controlled substance. During the investigation, deputies found dozens of butane cans, hash, hash oil, and two firearms. All together authorities estimate about $44,000 dollars of hash was seized, including several more thousand dollars of marijuana.