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.
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.