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  1. Sheriff Honsal calls attention to critical staffing shortage, recruitment struggles

    The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is facing a critical staffing shortage of sheriff’s deputies and is bolstering efforts to recruit motivated, quality, career-minded deputies to serve our community. Read on...
  2. Stolen vehicle pursuit in McKinleyville

    On Jan. 13, 2020, at about 5:30 a.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol in the area of Central Avenue and Northbank Road in McKinleyville attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Eureka. Read on...
  3. Phone scam targeting residents claims to be with the HCSO

    The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has received several reports of a phone scam targeting local residents claiming to be with our office. Read on...
  4. Missing father and son found following search and rescue

    On Jan. 11, 2020, at about 6:26 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Emergency Communications Center was contacted regarding two mushroom hunters who had not returned. Read on...
  5. EOD Investigation on Humboldt Hill

    On Jan. 8, 2020, at about 1:46 p.m., a citizen contacted the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Emergency Communications Center to report a suspicious device discovered in the yard of a residence on the 2300 block of Parkwood Boulevard in the Humboldt Hill area. Read on...
  6. Animal Control seeks information regarding found dog

    Humboldt County Animal Control is seeking information regarding a dog found near Loleta. Read on...
  7. Suspicious package investigation

    On Jan. 7, 2020, at about 12:47 p.m., a U.S. Postal Service worker contacted the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Emergency Communications Center to report a suspicious package near the intersection of Central Avenue and Johnson Lane in McKinleyville. Read on...
  8. Timber/firewood theft investigation

    Two men have been arrested following a two-month long investigation into the theft of timber/firewood from a local forest management company. Read on...
  9. Attempted Murder in Bridgeville

    On January 4, 2020, at about 6 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a report of shots fired in the 29000 block of Highway 36 in Bridgeville Read on...
  10. Garberville home invasion armed robbery

    On Dec. 29, 2019, at about 3:46 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 100 block of Arthur Road in Garberville for the report of a home invasion armed robbery that had just occurred. Read on...
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