On Feb. 4, 2022, at about 7:47 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 500 block of First Avenue in Blue Lake for the report of a domestic disturbance.
Deputies responded to the area and learned that the suspect, 30-year-old Fletcher Christian McCovey, was hiding somewhere outside the residence. Deputies located McCovey in the area of Railroad Avenue and Shamrock Lane. McCovey fled from deputies and was apprehended after a short foot pursuit.
McCovey was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse (PC 273.5(a)), damage/destroying a wireless communication device (PC 591.5), robbery (PC 211), resisting a peace officer (PC 148(a)(1)) and child endangerment (PC 273A(b)).
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.
Fletcher Christian McCovey Booking Photo | Humboldt County Correctional Facility