On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at about 10:44 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the McKinleyville Airport for a report of wanted person Justin Patrick sleeping on the premises. Patrick was wanted by the Arcata Police Department for assault and battery, touching a person intimately against their will, and false imprisonment.
Deputies responded to the airport and approached the sleeping Patrick. Patrick awoke from his slumber after deputies called him by name. Patrick was handcuffed and placed in the patrol vehicle. At the request of the Arcata Police Department, deputies took Patrick to APD Headquarters. Patrick was released to the officers for questioning.
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.