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On May 27, 2019, at about 1:36 a.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol in the Blue Lake area a conducted a routine traffic stop on a vehicle on the 700 block of Casino Way.
The driver of the vehicle, 41-year-old Brent Clayton Lynch, was found to have two felony warrants for his arrest. Lynch was arrested on his warrants and a female passenger was detained.
During a search of the vehicle, deputies located over 1 ounce of methamphetamine, in addition to heroin, cocaine, Valium, drug paraphernalia and packaging materials consistent with the sale of controlled substances.
Lynch was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on his two felony warrants for criminal threats, false imprisonment, child endangerment, inflicting corporal injury on a spouse and battery against a spouse, in addition to fresh charges of possession of a controlled substance for sales, transportation of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving with a suspended license and violation of probation.
The female passenger was released at the scene.