On Nov. 28, 2021, at about 11:51 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the area of the North Jetty for the report of a possible domestic violence situation.
Due to the location of the incident, a California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) warden was also dispatched to respond. A CDFW warden arrived and located 36-year-old Arthur Austin Streb and an adult victim. The victim was found to have moderate physical injuries resulting from a domestic violence incident.
Based upon the findings of their investigation, Sheriff’s deputies placed Streb under arrest. During their investigation, deputies also found Streb to be in possession of approximately 5 grams of cocaine.
Streb was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of attempted forcible rape (PC 273.5(a)), assault with intent to commit rape (PC 220), preventing/dissuading a victim (PC 136.1(a)), inflicting corporal injury on a spouse (PC 273.5(a)), possession of a controlled substance (HS 11350) and criminal threats (PC 422).
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.
Arthur Austin Streb Booking Photo | Humboldt County Correctional Facility