Early this morning agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation served numerous search warrants in Hayfork and the Trinity Pines area. These warrants were as a result of a nationwide investigation into organized crime affiliations.
Trinity County Sheriff’s Office personnel is assisting with abatement of illegally cultivated cannabis as a result of the warrants. The FBI operation is being conducted with the knowledge and support of Sheriff Tim Saxon. This is a federal investigation and no additional information will be available from the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office.