NORTH COAST- Over 200 pounds of marijuana and thousands of dollars were seized at two homes in Humboldt County. According to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and the Eureka Police Department 229 pounds of processed marijuana was seized from two separate indoor marijuana grows. Officials said the estimated value of the marijuana bud was at least $229,000.00.The Humboldt County Drug Task Force and Eureka Police Department’s POP team served a warrant Tuesday afternoon in the 4900 block of Old State Highway in Alton. When deputies arrived they found $17,000 in cash and 220 pounds of processed marijuana. One of the women, Shinael Wolf-Kelly, 28, was taken into custody for possession of marijuana for the purpose of sales. Wolf-Kelly booked and released from the jail later that evening.
On Wednesday, a home believed to be related to the first bust was searched on Lee Lane in the Humboldt Hill area where officers found cash and evidence of an indoor grow inside of the garage. Two men were located in the residence along with the same female, Shinael Wolf-Kelly and her children. More evidence of another dismantled indoor growing operation was also located in the garage of the residence and over $15,000 cash in a hidden location in the master bedroom.
Wolf-Kelly and one adult male were again interviewed and released at the scene. Jonah Greenfield, 31, was taken into custody and charged with possession of Marijuana for the purpose of sales. This case remains under investigation by the Humboldt County Drug Task Force. To report any drug related activity, contact the Humboldt County Drug Task Force at 707-444-8095.
Are extra patrols needed in other outlying areas of the county?