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Two arrested then released - no room at the jail

Eureka police served a search warrant and have arrested two men for substantial amounts of drugs for sale. However they were later released.

53-year old Larry Gene Blake was contacted and arrested at the 12-hundred block of G Street in Eureka. Law enforcement found 6.8 grams of methamphetamine. 1.4 grams of cocaine, along with packaging materials. while arresting Blake, another man drove up to the residence and after obtaining a search warrant, 27- year old Alfonso Yanez-Espana was arrested when officers found 2.2 pounds of methamphetamine and thirty five thousand dollars in cash.

Both men were transported to the Humboldt county jail with multiple charges. However, because of over crowding, both were released.