A man was arrested Thursday in Mendocino County, according to the Napa Sheriff’s County Department, in connection with the marijuana fields west of Rutherford where drug agents recently found the bodies of two unidentified men.
Carlos Guerrero, 45, of Booneville, was arrested at his residence in Mendocino County, Napa County Sheriff’s Capt. Tracey Stuart.
He was booked at 9 p.m. into the Napa County Jail on suspicion of being in possession of a controlled substance, cultivation of marijuana, and being a felon in possession of firearms, she said.
Last week, drug agents found the bodies of two men in the suspected marijuana growing operation west of Rutherford, Stuart said Thursday. Drug agents also found 3,000 immature marijuana plants, police said.
The Sheriff’s Department has not disclosed how the two men were killed.
Guerrero was not booked in connection with the killings, according to the jail logs.
The marijuana plants have been pulled, Stuart said.