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On April 27, 2021, at about 10:45 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies conducting follow up on an investigation attempted to contact individuals residing at a residence on the 500 block of Forest Drive in Redway.
At the residence, deputies contacted 31-year-old Robert Joseph Cullen who was known to be on formal probation and had three felony warrants for his arrest. Cullen was taken into custody without incident. During a search of Cullen’s person, deputies located over 5 grams of methamphetamine. During a search of Cullen’s living space, pursuant to the terms of his probation, deputies located a firearm with a loaded, high-capacity magazine.
Cullen was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of possession of a controlled substance while armed (HS 11370.1(a)), convicted felon in possession of a firearm (PC 29800(a)), person prohibited in possession of ammunition (PC 30305(a)), possession of a controlled substance (HS 11377(a)), revocation of probation (PC 1203.2(a)), possession of an illegal magazine (PC 32310), in addition to warrant charges of violation of probation, assault with a deadly weapon other than a firearm (PC 245(c)), evading a peace office (VC 2800.2), armed with a firearm in commission of a felony (PC 12022(a)(1)), possession of a controlled substance (HS 11378), transportation/sale of a controlled substance (HS 11379(a)), possession/sale of a controlled substance special allegation (PC 1203.073(b)(2)), possession of a controlled substance for sales (HS 11351), transportation/sale of a controlled substance (HS 11352(a)), armed with a firearm (PC 12022(c)), possession of over 14.25 grams of heroin (PC 1203.07(a)(1), person prohibited in possession of ammunition (PC 30305(a)), felon in possession of a firearm (PC 29800(a)(1)) and possession of a controlled substance while armed (HS 11370.1(a)).
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.