Plumas County Sheriff’s Office
1400 E. Main Street
Quincy, CA 95971
*** News Release ***
Circumstance: Marijuana search warrants and arrest
Date of Incident: June 30, 2021
Time of Incident: 1100 hours
#1) 580 USFS Rd 25N42/Squirrel Creek Rd, Spring Garden
#2) 333 Crescent St space #12, Quincy CA
#3 562 Jackson St, Quincy CA.
Agencies: Plumas County Sheriff SWAT Team, Fish and Wildlife Officers and the Detective Unit
On June 30, 2021 at approx. 1100 hrs members of the Plumas County Sheriff SWAT Team, Fish and Wildlife Officers and the Investigations Unit served a search warrant at 580 USFS Rd 25N42/Squirrel Creek Rd, Spring Garden.
During the service of the warrant one suspect was encountered on the property, Michael Schafer 41 years of age from Quincy.
A search of the property revealed six, eighty-foot-long hoop houses that contained 340 marijuana plants. This grow is considered a commercial operation. Schafer was arrested for cultivation of marijuana and possession of marijuana for sale. Schafer was booked into the Plumas County Correctional Center.
A search warrant was served at Schafer’s residence located at 333 Crescent St space #12 where additional marijuana plants were discovered and processed marijuana for sale.
Another search warrant was served at 562 Jackson St, Quincy, CA in connection with the marijuana garden located on Squirrel Creek Rd. This residence belongs to Ronnie Hadley age 40 from Quincy. During the service of the search warrant investigators discovered processed marijuana for sale, psilocybin mushrooms and 4 firearms.
Hadley was booked into the Plumas County Correctional Center for cultivations of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sales, illegally possess assault weapon, possession of a short barreled shotgun and possession of psilocybin mushrooms.
Investigations Sgt Steve Peay
Plumas County Sheriff