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From the Humboldt County Drug Task Force:

On April 12th, 2021 agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force (HCDTF), with the assistance of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) made a traffic stop on a vehicle on northbound Highway 101 in Loleta. Agents had been investigating the driver, George Malamphy (68 years old from San Francisco), for trafficking Fentanyl into Humboldt County. Agents had previously obtained a search warrant for Malamphy and his vehicle.

During the service of the search warrant agents located 1.5 ounces of Fentanyl, 2.5 ounces of heroin, 1 ounce of powder cocaine, 2 grams of rock cocaine, MDMA pills, and 2 grams of methamphetamine in the vehicle. Agents also located a digital scale and packaging materials. Malamphy was arrested and booked at the Humboldt County Jail for the following charges:

  • H&S 11352(a) Transportation of controlled substances for sale

  • H&S 11352(b) Transportation of controlled substances across non-contiguous counties

  • H&S 11351 Possession of controlled substance for sale

Anyone with information related to this investigation or other narcotics related crimes are encouraged to call the Humboldt County Drug Task Force at 707-267-9976.