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Two men from Mexico arrested during marijuana raid in Shasta-Trinity National Forest

2,600 pot plants found

TRINITY COUNTY, Calif. - On Tuesday, August 7, the Trinity County Sheriff's Narcotics Task Force, US Forest Service law enforcement officers, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP) personnel conducted a marijuana raid and eradication operations in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, according to officials.

Officials said about 2,600 marijuana plants were eradicated, 52 pounds of processed marijuana were seized, 1,500 pounds of garbage was collected and removed, 20 pounds of hazardous pesticides were located, and four major water diversions collecting thousands of gallons of water were located.

Trinity County Sheriff K9 Johnny apprehended a man identified as Sebastian Martinez-Arreola, a 20-year-old from Michoacan, Mexico, according to officials.

California Department of Fish and Wildlife K9 Rango apprehended one-armed suspect Carlos Guiterrez-Gonzalez, a 24-year-old from Michoacan, Mexico, according to officials.


Both suspects were arrested and booked into the Trinity County Jail on the above charges. Both suspects are being held on $150,000 bail. 


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