From the Arcata Police Department:
Officers from the Arcata Police Department served a search warrant at a residence in the 2000 Blk of 11th St on Thursday morning.
Upon entering the residence, officers located a marijuana growing operation consisting of over 250 growing marijuana plants. Over one pound of concentrated cannabis, or "hash" was located in the home along with one pound of processed marijuana. Highly flamable canisters of butane and other items associated with the production of hash were also found in the home.
Trent Thomas Starkey, 31 of Arcata was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Jail on the following charges:
- 11358 Health & Safety (H&S)- Cultivation of Marijuana
- 11359 H&S- Possession of Marijuana for Sale
- 11366.5 H&S- Manufacturing of a Controlled Substance
· 11357(a) H&S- Possession of Concentrated Cannabis
City of Arcata building inspectors discovered numerous building code violations at the residence which necessitated the immediate disconnection of electrical service.
If you suspect illegal drug activity in your neighborhood, please contact the Arcata Police Department at (707) 822-2428.