On Monday, December 21, 2015, when arrestee Delila Colegrove was being booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility, Correctional Deputies located .5 grams of methamphetamine in a body cavity. Colegrove was additionally arrested for possession of a controlled substance in prison/jail. Her bail was raised to $55,000.
The vehicle Colegrove was arrested in was discovered to be an unreported stolen vehicle. The vehicle was reported as stolen during a burglary in the Willow Creek area on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. The key for the vehicle was located in Colegrove’s purse. This case is currently under investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251, or submit an anonymous tip at (707) 268-2539.
On Monday, December 21, 2015 at approximately 1:20 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Hoopa Post Office for a patrol check on a suspicious vehicle with two occupants in the parking lot. When deputies arrived, they contacted a female in the vehicle. The deputies recognized the occupant from prior law enforcement contacts.
While speaking with the deputies, the female passenger, 27 year old Delila Colegrove, of Hoopa, admitted to having drug paraphernalia in her purse. The deputy requested permission to search her purse and she agreed. The deputy located the drug paraphernalia in Colegrove’s purse and placed her under arrest for possession of unlawful paraphernalia. The deputies searched the vehicle and located a loaded firearm in the center console. Carrying a loaded firearm in a public place was added to Colegrove’s booking. Colegrove was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where she was booked under the above charges. Her bail has been set at $25,000.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.