Officers with a task force comprising multiple local agencies raided and searched a trailer in the Royal Oak trailer park in South Davis on September 24.
Officers from the Yolo Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Davis Police Department’s Special Assignments and Focused Enforcement) SAFE team, as well as the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department, the Woodland Police Department, the West Sacramento Police Department, the Yolo County Probation Department, the Yolo County Bomb Squad, the California Highway Patrol and the California Department of Corrections Special Service Unit all participated in the massive operation.
The search warrants executed at 8:15 am the morning of Wednesday, September 24 as well as subsequent arrests were the fruits of a four month investigation.
Police recovered 168 marijuana plants, 3 lbs. of marijuana, and a concentrated cannabis laboratory. A related search warrant carried out in Sacramento netted 1.5 lbs. of methamphetamine. Officers also recovered several firearms, ammunition and tools used to manufacture assault weapons at trailers in Royal Oak.
After the raid, one trailer was declared uninhabitable and condemned. Two children were placed into protective custody.
Suspects arrested during this operation were Kenneth Moriarty, 27, a Davis resident; Erik Bryon Scott, 28, a Davis resident; Amanda Tibbs, 26, a Davis resident; and Rudy Garcia Gonzalez, 23, a Davis resident. Moriarty and Gonzalez both have a residence in the trailer park or immediate area.