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Posted on: August 2, 2023

HCDTF Arrests Felon in possession of Fentanyl and Firearm in Eureka


On August 1st, 2023, Humboldt County Drug Task Force Agents received information that Cheyenne Lea Silva Lovfald (age 29) had purchased narcotics and a firearm outside of Humboldt County, and was currently traveling back to the Eureka area. Silva Lovfald is a convicted felon and is also on felony probation with a search clause for narcotic related offenses.  


HCDTF Agents set up in the area of a hotel located in the 200 block of 5th Street in Eureka, where Silva Lovfald was suspected to be staying. While in the area, Agents watched Silva Lovfald arrive in a vehicle and park in the parking lot of the hotel. Agents moved in and detained Silva Lovfald without incident. 


Agents searched Silva Lovfald’s person and vehicle. Agents located approximately 1 ounce of fentanyl, a digital scale, and a non-serialized “Lifecard” .22 magnum handgun. The firearm was the size and shape of a credit card that unfolded into a functional single shot handgun.Booking Photo of Cheyenne Silva Lovfald 

Silva Lovfald was placed under arrest and transported to the Humboldt County correctional facility where she was booked for the following charges:


11351 HS              Possession of narcotics for the purpose of sales

11352 HS              Trafficking narcotics for the purpose of sales

24710 PC              Possession of a “wallet gun”

29800(a)(1) PC   Felon in possession of a firearm

1203.2 PC             Violation of probation


Anyone with information related to this investigation or other narcotics related crimes are encouraged to call the Humboldt County Drug Task Force at 707-267-9976.

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