HCSO Releases Details From Yesterday’s Assault

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

imageservlet-7On 06-22-2015 at 8:50 p.m. a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office contacted a 39 year old female victim of an assault in Arcata. The victim told the deputy she was assaulted by her boyfriend, 35 year old, Adam William Loomis. The victim said that she is homeless and was living on the river bar behind the Eureka Ready Mix off Boyd Road, Arcata with Loomis.

The victim said she was drinking whiskey at their camp site with Loomis on the river bar when for unknown reasons, Loomis became angry at her. The victim said Loomis picked up a large rock and struck her numerous times in the head with the rock. The victim said she was able to run away from Loomis and called for help. The victim was transported to a local hospital by ambulance where she is being treated for her injuries. The victim’s injuries are not believed to be life threating.

Deputies were able to locate Loomis a short time later in a camp site on the river bar. Loomis was taken into custody without incident. Loomis was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility in Eureka. Loomis was booked for attempted murder and domestic violence. Loomis’s bail was set at $500,000 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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