From the Eureka Police Department:


On 02/27/2013 a detective with the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit (POP) conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of 7th and ‘B’ Streets in Eureka. As a result of the enforcement stop Gilberto Farias Lopez (age 25) was arrested for Driving on a Suspended License, Possession of Methamphetamines, and Possession of Marijuana.

Information gathered from the traffic stop led to a search warrant service at Lopez’s residence in the 6700 block of Harrison Street in Fields Landing. During a search of the residence, detectives located additional Methamphetamine and Marijuana. At the conclusion of the investigation, detectives seized 42 lbs of processed Marijuana and 45.5g, or 1.6 ounces of Methamphetamine.

*Anyone with information concerning suspected drug activity, or other nuisances occurring in the City of Eureka is encouraged to call the Problem Oriented Policing Unit at (707) 441-4373.