From the Humboldt County Drug Task Force:

On August 25th, 2021 agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force (HCDTF) served a search warrant on a residence in the 2900 block of Dolbeer St. in Eureka. This warrant was the result of multiple neighbor complaints of suspected drug dealing from the residence. During the service of the search warrant agents located approx. 2 ounces of methamphetamine, digital scales, and packaging. Agents arrested the resident, William Mark Melton (51 years old).

Melton was booked at the Humboldt County Jail for the following charges:

  • H&S 11378 Possession of methamphetamine for sale

  • H&S 11366.5 Operating or maintaining a drug house

  • PC 12022.1 Committing a felony while out on bail

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.