On Jan. 22, 2022, at about 9:28 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the area of Highway 101 near Fields Landing conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation.
Deputies contacted the driver of the vehicle, 18-year-old Justin Lee Aragon. During their investigation, deputies learned that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Eureka. Aragon was taken into custody without incident. During a search of Aragon, deputies located two keys commonly used to bypass vehicle ignition locks.
Aragon was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle (PC 496d(a)), possession of burglary tools (PC 466) and driving without a license (VC 12500(a)).
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.
Justin Lee Aragon Booking Photo | Humboldt County Correctional Facility