Sheriff's Office Newsroom

  1. Phone scams target local residents

    Two phone scams targeting local residents are taking aim at family ties. Read on...
  2. Felony warrant arrest at Sprowel Creek

    On Jan. 14, 2019, at about 10:15 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies conducted foot patrols at a known transient camp in the area of the Sprowel Creek Highway 101 exit to make contact with trespassers. Read on...
  3. Search and recovery at Patrick's Point State Park

    On Jan. 13, 2019, at about 6:10 p.m., California State Parks and CAL FIRE were dispatched to Patrick’s Point State Park for the report of a hiker in need of medical assistance. Read on...
  4. Search suspended for missing Canadian hiker

    The search for a missing Canadian hiker has been suspended following four days of intensive searching by crews from eight different agencies. Read on...
  5. One arrested following illegal cannabis cultivation and extraction search warrant

    On Jan. 10, 2019, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) served a search warrant to investigate illegal cannabis cultivation and extraction at a property on the 900 block of Vance Avenue in Samoa. Read on...
  6. Search and rescue underway for injured hiker

    The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a Canadian man reportedly injured while hiking the Lost Coast Trail. Read on...
  7. Possession of a controlled substance for sales arrest

    On Jan. 9, 2019, at about 1:30 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the Pine Hill area of Eureka observed a vehicle with expired registration. Read on...
  8. Stolen vehicle arrest

    On Jan. 7, 2019, at about 11:10 p.m., deputies on patrol in the area of the Blue Lake Casino observed a white Mercedes coupe matching the description of a vehicle reported stolen out of Eureka less than one hour earlier. Read on...
  9. Humboldt County Drug Task Force releases 2018 statistics

    The Humboldt County Drug Task Force (HCDTF) had a successful year investigating illegal narcotics activities, seizing almost two times more heroin in 2018, than in the previous six years combined. Read on about the DTF's 2018 statistics
  10. Felony warrant arrest in Humboldt Hill area

    On Jan. 3, 2019, at about 10 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies served a felony warrant at a residence on the 6100 block of Humboldt Hill Road. Read on...
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