Two Men Arrested With Five Pounds of Heroin

Juan Sabino Alvarez

ARCATA, Ca. (KIEM) – Two men are arrested in a drug bust by the Humboldt County Drug Task Force.

Agents with the force served a warrant at a residence on the 5-hundred block of warren creek road in Arcata.

34 year old Jack Ryan Skundrich – a suspected narcotics trafficker- was previously arrested and charged for transporting heroin with a juvenile.

Jack Ryan Skundrich

His acquaintance- 36 year old Juan Sabino Alvarez of Sinaloa, Mexico, was also at the residence.

Agents located approximately five pounds of heroin packaged for sale along with over $5,000 dollars.

Both men were arrested and taken to jail for possession and transportation of a controlled substance.

Skundruch was also charged for owning and operating a drug house and a felony warrant for child endangerment.