On April 11, 2023, at about 11:45 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol in the Hoopa area conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation in the area of Highway 96 and Pine Creek Road.
Deputies contacted two men inside the vehicle. The passenger, 26-year-old Stephen Ray Noble, was found to have outstanding felony warrants for his arrest. During a search of Noble and the vehicle incident to his arrest, deputies located approximately 33.5 grams of Methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and items consistent with the sale of controlled substances.
Noble was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of possession of a controlled substance for sales (HS 11351), possession of a controlled substance (HS 11378), possession of drug paraphernalia (HS 11364(a)) and violation of mandatory supervision, in addition to warrant charges of Post Release Community Supervision Revocation (PC 3455(a)).
The driver of the vehicle was released at the scene.
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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Stephen Ray Noble Booking Photo | Humboldt County Correctional Facility