On Aug. 14, 2023, at about 11:06 a.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation in the area of Highway 101 near Sunny Brae.
The deputy contacted the driver, 38-year-old Christopher David Johnston, and learned that he was on Post Release Community Supervision with a search clause. During a search of Johnston and his vehicle, deputies located over 5 ounces of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Johnston was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of possession of a controlled substance (HS 11377(a)), possession of a controlled substance paraphernalia (HS 11364) and violation of probation (PC 1203.2(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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Methamphetamine seized during traffic stop.
Christopher David Johnston Booking Photo | Humboldt County Correctional Facility