Sheriff's Office Newsroom

  1. Butane Hash Lab Search Warrant

    On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) deputies were in the Orick area serving a search warrant that was unrelated to controlled substances or cannabis. Read on about the discovery
  2. Animal cruelty investigation

    During a five month investigation into large-scale animal cruelty complaints about properties owned by or associated with local rancher Raymond Frank Christie.. Read on about the animal cruelty investigation
  3. Death investigation

    On March 19, 2018, at about 1 p.m., a pedestrian in the area of northbound Highway 101 and the Indianola Cutoff located a male body in the brush along the highway. Read on about the discovery
  4. Felony warrant subject attempts to visit inmate, smuggle drugs

    On March 13, 2018, Humboldt County Correctional Facility staff received a tip that felony warrant subject, Cascade Violet Gayman, 21, of Crescent City, was planning to visit an inmate in the facility using false identification. Read on about the arrest
  5. Body found Saturday identified as missing person

    The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has identified the body found near the mouth of the Eel River on Saturday, March 10 as that of missing person Quincy Tod Mendes. Read on about the identification
  6. Illegal guns recovered along Van Duzen River

    On March 13, 2018, at about 9:30 a.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to Old State Hwy 36 in Alton for the report of found property. Read on about the discovery
  7. HCSO Deputy receives CHP 10851 Award

    Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy Spellman Stallworth was honored today for his stolen vehicle recovery efforts in Humboldt County. Read on about the award
  8. Inmate assault on a Correctional Deputy

    On March 11, 2018, at about 9 p.m., a correctional deputy working in the maximum-security unit of the Humboldt County Correctional Facility was assaulted by a male inmate during the inmate’s regular day-room allowance. Read on about the assault
  9. Man arrested after pursuit in Blue Lake

    A felony warrant subject is in custody after leading deputies on a pursuit in the Blue Lake area. Read on about the pursuit
  10. Fortuna woman arrested on felony warrant

    A Fortuna woman is in custody following a welfare check on Humboldt Hill. Read on about the arrest
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