On Aug. 11, 2023, at about 9:47 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on West Coast Road in Redway for the report of an assault.
Deputies contacted a female victim who exhibited minor injuries. The victim told deputies that her neighbor, 36-year-old Cory Steven McCauley, had entered into her residence without permission and began arguing with her regarding property issue. During this argument, McCauley reportedly physically assaulted the victim, causing injury, then fled the residence.
Deputies located McCauley at a nearby business and he was taken into custody without incident. McCauley was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of elder abuse (PC 368(b)(1)), assault (PC 240), battery (PC 242) and burglary (PC 459/461(A)).
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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Cory Steven McCauley Booking Photo | Humboldt County Correctional Facility