On October 15, 2020, a local Department of Fish and Wildlife warden attempted to stop a vehicle on Laytonville’s Spy Rock Road. Three occupants of the vehicle fled on foot. A search of the vehicle resulted in 700 lbs of cannabis being confiscated.
A witness described the vehicle as a white van.
Janice Mackey, a Public Information Officer for the Department of Fish and Wildlife, told us the wildlife officer initially attempted to make a stop for vehicle code violations, and “upon activating the emergency light the vehicle stopped, blocking the roadway, and three subjects exited the vehicle and fled on foot.”Mackey said, “No one was apprehended.”
Upon searching the abandoned vehicle, Mackey said officers located “[a]pproximately 700 lbs of cannabis.” She explained, “N]o further information is available as this is part of an ongoing investigation.”