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On Feb. 28, 2021, at about 9:20 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Emergency Communications Center was contacted by the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office regarding a stolen vehicle reportedly last seen traveling on Highway 96 toward Orleans.
Deputies were dispatched to patrol the area for the stolen vehicle. At about 9:58 p.m., deputies located the vehicle occupied by two individuals at a gas station on Highway 96 near Ishi-Pishi Road. Deputies conducted a high-risk traffic stop on the vehicle, detaining both occupants without incident.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as 27-year-old Timothy Floyd Eugene Stuart of Yreka. Stuart was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle (PC 496d(a)) and conspiracy to commit a crime (PC 182(a)(1)).
The passenger of the vehicle, a teenage female, was arrested and transported to juvenile hall on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle (PC 496d(a)) and conspiracy to commit a crime (PC 182(a)(1)).
This case is still under investigation.
Anyone with information about this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.