On May 19, 2023, at about 12:35 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the Cutten area conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation near the intersection of Walnut Drive and Christopher Drive.
Deputies contacted the driver, 53-year-old Christopher Robert Wixson. During their investigation, deputies learned that the vehicle had been reported stolen. Deputies then searched the vehicle and located psilocybin mushrooms.
Wixson was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle (PC 496d(a)) and possession of a controlled substance (HS 11350).
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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Christopher Robert Wixson Booking Photo | Humboldt County Correctional Facility