23 pounds of marijuana seized early am in Garberville
23 Pounds of Marijuana Seized
On Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at about 0247 hours, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Garberville units conducted a traffic stop on Sprowel Creek at Redwood Drive, Garberville. Once deputies approached the vehicle a strong odor of marijuana was detected. During an investigative search, approximately 23 pounds of packaged marijuana bud was located on the rear passenger’s seat.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as Luom Andrew Tran, age 29 of Petaluma. Tran claimed to have a medical marijuana recommendation, but it was unable to be verified. Tran was taken into custody and later booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on possession for sales, transportation and driving without a license.