From the Humboldt County Drug Task Force:

On Tuesday May 10th, 2022, the Humboldt County Drug Task Force (HCDTF), with the assistance of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Special Services Deputies (HCSO), served a search warrant in the 2000 block of Burns Dr. on Humboldt Hill. This warrant was the result of an investigation into multiple community complaints about drug activity at the residence negatively affecting the entire neighborhood.

Agents detained 4 subjects inside the residence without incident:

  • Kevin Nazelrod (64 years old from Eureka)
  • Kevin Daggett (55 years old from Mckinleyville)
  • Kaylem Branson (53 years old from Blocksburg)
  • Amber Maynard (34 years old from Eureka)

Clockwise from top left: Daggett, Branson, Nazelrod, Maynard.

During a search of the residence agents located 3 loaded firearms, 2 ounces of methamphetamine, 1 ounce of heroin, along with small amounts of ketamine and Norco pills. Agents also located digital scales, cutting agents, and packaging materials. Branson was also found to have 1 ounce of fentanyl concealed inside of her person. All four suspects were arrested and transported to the Humboldt County Jail where they were booked for the above charges:

  • 11351 H&S Possession of fentanyl/heroin for sale

  • 11378 H&S Possession of methamphetamine for sale

  • 11370.1 H&S Possession of controlled substances while armed

  • 11366.5 H&S Maintaining or operating a drug house

Related to the problems caused by this drug house agents tagged 5 total vehicles, trailers, and a motorhome parked in front of the residence for abatement.

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.

Photos: HCDTF.