John Ross Ferrara / Saturday, April 3 @ 7:30 a.m. / Crime

Crescent City Search Warrant Leads to Cache of Drugs; One Arrested for Maintaining a Dope House, Police Say


Douglas Smith (left) and evidence seized from his home (right). | Booking photo provided by the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office, Evidence photo by CCPD.

Crescent City Police Department:

On 4-2-2021 the Crescent City Police Department, with assistance from Pelican Bay CRT, served a search warrant on a residence in the 1200 block of Douglas Street.

Officers located 16 grams of Heroin, 8 grams of methamphetamine, 3 grams of cocaine, a shotgun, and ammunition during the course of the search warrant.

The resident, Douglas Smith (age 40), was arrested on two out of county warrants, and for maintaining a residence for the use and sales of a controlled substance 11366 HS, and possession of a controlled substance for sale 11378 HS.

The investigation is still ongoing and will be forwarded to the Del Norte County District Attorney for review.


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