Hank Sims / @ 7:22 a.m. / Crime

‘Domestic Disturbance’ Call Leads Deputies to 368 Pounds of Weed, Ton of Guns


From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On the evening of December 7th, 2016, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) Deputies were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 6900 block of Linda Road, in the area of the county known as Humboldt Hill. Upon arrival, Deputies contacted the subjects involved in the disturbance. Subsequent to their investigation on scene, Deputies arrested 28 year old Rama Schafer for domestic battery.

During this investigation, it was learned that Rama was on Summary Probation with terms that he submit to search and seizure for illegal weapons. Deputies searched the residence pursuant to the Probation terms, and located the following:

  • 368 pounds of processed marijuana bud in 1 pound vacuum sealed bags and 1 pound turkey bags
  • 13 pounds of marijuana trim/shake
  • 3 pistols
  • 3 shotguns
  • 8 rifles (one of which was not serialized and unlawful to possess)
  • Several high capacity magazines
  • $4,200.00 in U.S. Currency suspected to be proceeds from drug sales

At the conclusion of the investigation on scene, the above listed items were seized as evidence, and Rama was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility and booked on the following charges:

  • PC 243(e)(1) Domestic Battery
  • H&S 11359 Possession of marijuana for purpose of sales
  • PC 30605(a) Possession of assault weapon
  • PC 23900(a) Possession of non-serialized firearm
  • PC 32310(a) Possession of high-capacity magazine
  • PC 1203.2 Probation violation

Anyone with information regarding suspected drug and/or criminal activity occurring in their neighborhood is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.


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