On Oct. 11, 2023, at about 10:13 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the Hoopa area conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation near the Tish Tang Campground.
Deputies contacted the driver and sole occupant, 44-year-old Gloria Lorraine Inong, who was found to have multiple misdemeanor warrants for her arrest. During this contact, deputies observed a firearm and drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle in plain view. Inong was taken into custody without incident. During a search of the vehicle, deputies located four loaded firearms, four loaded high-capacity magazines, ammunition and drug paraphernalia.
Inong was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of carrying a loaded firearm in a public place (PC 25850(a)), possession of a loaded, stolen firearm (PC 25850(c)(2)), carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle (PC 25400(a)(1)), possession of a high-capacity magazine (PC 32310), possession of a controlled substance paraphernalia (HS 11364(a)), felon in possession of a firearm (PC 29800(a)(1)), speeding (VC 22350) and driving without registration (VC 4000(a)), in addition to warrant charges of possession of a controlled substance (HS 11377(a)), false identification to a peace officer (PC 148.9(a)), possession of a controlled substance paraphernalia (HS 11364(a)) and driving with a suspended license (VC 14601.1(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.
Receive HCSO news straight to your phone or email. Subscribe to news alerts at: humboldtsheriff.org/subscribe.
Gloria Lorraine Inong Booking Photo | Humboldt County Correctional Facility