Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release: 

Burks and Walden

On July 13, 2017 at approximately 0900 hours Agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force and Officers with the Eureka Police POP Unit served search warrants in the 2300 block of Maple Lane in Eureka. The Superior Court warrant was obtained after a lengthy investigation into heroin and methamphetamine sales at the residence on Maple Lane. Agents served the warrant and detained several individuals occupying the residence. Agents utilized a K9 unit from the District Attorney’s office and located the following items. Approximately 13 ounces of black tar heroin, scales, and items consistent with sales of heroin. Agents also located a usable amount of methamphetamine, packaged marijuana and a large amount of concentrated cannabis. Arrested in this investigation were Nancy Burks for possession of heroin for sale and maintaining a residence for the purpose of drug sales and Traci Walden for possession of marijuana for sale and possession of methamphetamine.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information concerning this investigation or others engaged in trafficking narcotics are encouraged to call the Humboldt County Drug Task Force 707-444- 8095 or the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Tip line at 707- 268-2539