Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:
Precautionary evacuations for the town of Blocksburg.:
Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam: - Click for more Info
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:
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Garberville residents allegedly traveling with U-Haul full of marijuana
The following is from the Arcata Police Department:
On Tuesday at about 1:00am, an officer with the Arcata Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle towing a U-Haul trailer for an equipment violation in the 1300 block of Sunset Ave.
While speaking with the occupants, the officer smelled the strong odor of green marijuana emanating from the U-Haul trailer. During the subsequent search of the trailer, officers located 39 plastic tubs and contractor bags containing an approximate 200 pounds of harvested marijuana. A large amount of money was also located inside the vehicle.
The occupants of the vehicle, Garberville residents Anthony David Wellington (age 34) and Margaret Noel Soucy (age 40) were taken into custody for H&S 11359 - Possession of Marijuana for Sales and H&S 11360 - Transportation and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility.