On April 21, 2022, at about 1:05 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle for reckless driving in the area of Janes Road in Arcata.
The vehicle failed to yield, and a pursuit ensued. Deputies pursued the vehicle through Arcata, with the assistance of the Arcata Police Department, California Highway Patrol, and Cal Poly Humboldt University Police. At approximately 1:40 a.m., the vehicle became disabled in the area of LK Wood Boulevard and Diamond Drive. The driver of the vehicle, 19-year-old Nolan Weldon Camper, then fled from law enforcement on foot. Camper was apprehended and taken into custody after a brief struggle.
Camper was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of evading a peace officer (VC 2800.2), fleeing a peace officer (VC 2800.4), resisting arrest (PC 69), reckless driving (VC 23103) and resisting a peace officer (PC 148(a)(1)).
The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office would like to thank all coordinating agencies for their assistance in this case.
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.
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Nolan Weldon Camper Booking Photo | Humboldt County Sheriff's Office