Hank Sims / @ 4:08 p.m. / Crime

Eureka POP Search Locates Half a Pound of Meth, Ounce of Heroin, More

From the Eureka Police Department:



On May 9, 2016, at about 2:15 p.m., detectives with the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit (POP), served a probation search on William Flores at his residence on the 1400 block of L Street due to Flores having several outstanding warrants.

During the search, detectives located 232 grams of methamphetamine, 26.8 grams of heroin, 3 heroin loaded syringes, and drug paraphernalia. William Flores, 28 of Eureka, was arrested for numerous drug possession charges and for actively participating in a criminal street gang. Antonio Penaloza-Alva, 20 of Eureka, was also contacted during the search and arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Anyone with information on suspected drug activity within the city limits of Eureka is asked to call the POP unit at (707) 441-4373.



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