Humboldt County Drug Task Force press release:
On May 4th, 2018, at about 1:45 p.m. Special Agents with the
Humboldt County Drug Task Force, with assistance from the Humboldt County Sheriffs Office, served a search warrant at residence in the 5000 block of Community Road, Hoopa. Agents had received information from community members that Richard “Dickie” McCreadie was dealing drugs from his residence.
During the service of the search warrant, Agents located approximately 1/2 ounce of suspected heroin packaged for sales, approximately 4 grams of suspected methamphetamine, and numerous firearms. McCreadie was arrested on the following charges:
- H&S 11351 Possession of a controlled substance for sales
- H&S 11370.1 Being armed while in possession of a controlled substance
- H&S 11377(a) Possession of a controlled substance
- H&S 11366.5(a) Maintaining a Drug HouseAlso inside the residence Agents located Candis Nadine Hostler. Hostler was arrested on an outstanding no bail felony warrant. Both subjects were transported to the Humboldt County Correctional facility where they were booked for the above listed charges.
Anyone with information related to this investigation or other narcotics related crimes are encouraged to call the Humboldt County Drug Task Force at 707-444-8095 or the Humboldt County Sheriffs Office Tip Line at 707-268- 2539.