Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 11358 H&S Cultivation of marijuana, 11359 H&S Possession of marijuana for sale, 11366.5 H&S Maintaining place to grow marijuana, 29800(a)(1) PC Ex-felon with firearm, 30305(a)(1) PC Ex-felon with ammunition, 1203.2 PC Violation of probation.
Report Number:
14-18002, 14-18003, 14-18004, 14-18005, 14-18006, 14-18007    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
11358 H&S Cultivation of marijuana, 11359 H&S Possession of marijuana for sale, 11366.5 H&S Maintaining place to grow marijuana, 29800(a)(1) PC Ex-felon with firearm, 30305(a)(1) PC Ex-felon with ammunition, 1203.2 PC Violation of probation.
Location:
Black Hawk Drive and Walker Lake Road, Willits Ca.
When: Date: 07-09-2014 Time: 7:30 am
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: People of the State
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Jose Licea 40 Willits Ca.
Suspect #2: Dennis Quinliven 35 Ukiah Ca.
Suspect #3: Darrel Owens 47 Willits Ca.
Suspect #4: Immanuel Nemethy 32 Willits Ca.
Suspect #5: William Healy 36 Willits Ca.
         
Written by: Sergeant Bruce Smith
Synopsis: On 07-09-2014 Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff Marijuana Eradication Team assisted by Deputies from the Mendocino Sheriff's Office Detective Unit, Agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration, Agents from the Mendocino County Major Crimes Task Force, Officers from the Mendocino County Probation Department and a Warden from California Fish and Wildlife conducted a series of raids, including the service of 8 search warrant, in the area of Black Hawk Drive and Walker Lake Road, Willits Ca.

A total of 2,382 marijuana plants were eradicated along with the seizure of approx. 200 pounds of processed marijuana and one firearm.

Jose Licea, Dennis Quinliven, Immanuel Nemethy and William Healy were arrested and booked into Mendocino County jail on the charges of 11358 H&S and 11359 H&S. Darrel Owens who is currently on formal probation in Mendocino County was arrested and booked into Mendocino County jail on the charges of 29800(a)(1) PC, 30305(a)(1) PC, 11358 H&S and 11359 H&S. Additional suspects have been identified and more arrests are expected.
Approved By: Lieutenant Greg Stefani