FBI Collaborates with Sheriff to Arrest Machado on Charges of Producing and Distributing Child Pornography
UPDATE: Informative piece in the Times Standard.
Last July, Cole Machado, well-known in Humboldt County political circles was arrested on child pornography charges. Today the FBI was involved with his arrest again on charges of Production and Distribution of Child Pornography. Here is the Sheriff’s Office Press Release:
On 06-15-2011 at about 0730 hours the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office assisted the
FBI with the arrest of Cole Jack Machado age 25 at his residence located in the 1800
Block of Quaker Street, Eureka. Machado was arrested on a no bail, Federal Arrest
Warrant that was issued out of the United States District Court, Eastern District of
Virginia. Machado is charged with Production and Distribution of Child Pornography.
Machado was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility and is expected
to be arraigned on the above listed charges in Federal Court in Eureka later today.