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Marijuana and perscription drugs allegedly found inside Arcata home

The following is from the Arcata Police Department:

Officers from the Arcata Police Department, with the assistance of the Humboldt County SWAT Team and the Humboldt State University Police Department, served a search warrant at a residence in the 700 Blk of  Patrick Ct on Tuesday morning.

Upon entering the residence, officers located over 1000 Xanax tablets packaged for sales with an estimated street value of $7000. Also located in the home, approximately two pounds of processed marijuana, materials consistent with the manufacturing of concentrated cannabis using the extremely volatile butane extraction method, an AR-15 rifle and a tactical shotgun. 

No suspects were located at the residence at the time the search warrant was served. This warrant was part of a lengthy and ongoing investigation by the Arcata Police Department.    

If you suspect illegal drug activity in your neighborhood, please call the Arcata Police Department at 822-2428