On Jan. 28, 2023, at about 12:50 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the McKinleyville area observed a man known to be wanted for violent felony charges walking on the 3600 block of Dows Prairie Drive.
Deputies contacted the man, 25-year-old Tavin Dee Evans, and took him into custody with the assistance of K9 Deputy Yahtzee. No one was injured during this apprehension. During a search of Evans incident to arrest, deputies located approximately .38 grams of methamphetamine.
Evans was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of possession of a controlled substance (HS 11377(a)), in addition to warrant charges of robbery (PC 211), false imprisonment (PC 236), inflicting corporal injury on a spouse (PC 273.5(a)) and committing a felony with a previous serious felony conviction (PC 667(b)-(i)).
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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Tavin Dee Evans Booking Photo | Humboldt County Correctional Facility