On Aug. 11, 2023, at about 3:26 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a vehicle investigation on a vehicle parked at a business on the 700 block of Casino Way in Blue Lake. The vehicle was observed to be occupied by two people, one of whom was identified as wanted felony warrant suspect Mikeala Leejune Smith, age 24.
Smith was detained and a search of her person and the vehicle was conducted incident to arrest. While searching, deputies located 25 grams of fentanyl, approximately .54 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Smith was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of possession of a controlled substance (HS 11350 and HS 11377(a)) and possession of a controlled substance paraphernalia (HS 11364), in addition to warrant charges of robbery (PC 211), grand theft (PC 487(a)), theft of property (PC 484(a)), committing a felony with a prior serious felony conviction (PC 667(B)-(I)) and shoplifting (PC 459.5).
The second occupant of the vehicle was detained and 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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Mikeala Leejune Smith Booking Photo | Humboldt County Correctional Facility