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On March 8, 2020, at about 2 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Communications Center received the report of a suspicious object located at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. The object was reportedly discovered during cleanup for an event that had just ended at the fairgrounds.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team was dispatched to investigate. The object was retrieved and rendered safe by the EOD robot. Upon further investigation, EOD deputies determined that the object was a modified electric device, possibly utilized as a make-shift bicycle/scooter motor, and did not contain explosive materials.
There is no perceived threat to the public at this time.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public that if you see something suspicious or out of place in your neighborhood, do not touch or move it, but contact your local law enforcement.