Drug Bust at Cock Robin Island

This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s
Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and the individuals described should be 
presumed innocent until proven guilty:

On 05-04-2015 at about 10:30 a.m. a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy was on routine patrol on Cock Robin Island Road, Loleta. At this time the deputy notice a black, Lexus SUV parked on the Pedrazzini boat ramp. The deputy could see a female sitting in the passenger seat leaning over towards the driver’s seat. The deputy could not see anyone sitting in the driver’s seat.

The deputy then made contact with the female in the vehicle to see if she was ok. When the deputy approached the vehicle, he could see a male subject sitting in the driver’s seat reclined all the way back.

When the deputy made contact with the occupants of the vehicle he could smell the odor of marijuana emitting from inside of the vehicle.

The deputy identified the female passenger as 21 year old Yisele Bautista and the male driver as 29 year old Soua Yang. The deputy then checked both subjects through his communications center for any possible warrants or probation clauses. The deputy was advised Bautista had a felony warrant for her arrest out of St Louis, Missouri for a narcotics violation. The deputy then placed Bautista under arrest for her felony warrant.

The deputy was further advised by his communications center that Yang was on probation out of Sacramento County for domestic violence. The deputy then detained Yang and searched the vehicle, because of the odor of marijuana emitting from inside of the vehicle.

The deputy located (2) one pound bags of marijuana inside of a duffle bag in the back seat of the vehicle. The deputy also located a glass smoking pipe for methamphetamine and a useable amount of methamphetamine inside of the vehicle. In the center console of the vehicle the deputy located a 30 round magazine for a Glock, 9mm handgun. (This magazine is illegal to possess in the state of California).

Yang was placed under arrest for possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana for sales and possession of an illegal gun magazine. Both Yang and Bautista were transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility in Eureka. During the booking process, Correctional Deputies located 2 grams of methamphetamine and 2 grams of cocaine hidden on Bautista body.

Bautista was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for possession of methamphetamine, possession of cocaine and for bringing narcotics into a Correctional Facility. Bautista was also booked on the felony warrant out of St Louis, Missouri. Bautista bail is currently set at $50,000 dollars. Yang’s bail was set at $25,000 dollars.

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.

 

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