Sheriff's Office

Welcome to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office

Mission Statement
We, the members of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, are committed to providing competent, effective, and responsive public safety services to the citizens of Humboldt County and visitors to our community, recognizing our responsibility to maintain order, while affording dignity and respect to all persons, holding ourselves to the highest of professional and ethical standards.

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  1. Battery - Case 201600606

    On Thursday, February 4, 2016, at about 11:53 p.m. deputies responded to Marshall Ln. at Big Hill for a report of a stabbing. The suspect, Charlie aka “Little Charlie” McCovey, was attempting to assault a neighbor when the 26 year old male victim heard... Read on...
  2. Mail Theft - Case 201600533

    On Sunday, January 31, 2016, a Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff conducted a consensual encounter with two subjects leaving a problem house on Jersey Avenue in Eureka, CA. The deputy contacted the subjects in the area of the 3600 block of Pennsylvania... Read on...
  3. Vehicle Pursuit - Case 201600592

    On Thursday, February 4, 2016, a Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff observed a vehicle drive past their location on HWY 255 between Manila and Arcata at about 25 mph above the posted speed limit. The deputy pursued the vehicle and the vehicle failed... Read on...
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