[Update: Suspect in Custody] Car Chase Near Humboldt Hill
Scanner Traffic indicates law enforcement officers are chasing a car around the Humboldt Hill area, as of about 9:20 a.m. According to the scanner, the suspect vehicle collided with a California Highway Patrol vehicle earlier and disabled the patrol vehicle. We don’t have much information on this incident at the moment, but we’ll update when we find out more.
Update 9:25 a.m.: One person was just at gunpoint and has now been detained.
Update 9:32 a.m.: According to the scanner, there was an “8 or 9-year-old juvenile” in the vehicle who was heard screaming by witnesses earlier. Officers are not sure where the juvenile is located. A dog has been deployed to look for people associated with the incident.
Update 9:35 a.m.: A voice over the scanner said one suspect was involved in a drive-by shooting last night and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Update 9:40 a.m.: Officers are searching in the area of Blue Spruce Drive (see map below).
Update 9:44 a.m.: According to a reader, the suspect vehicle is a “silver pick-up” (see comments section below).
Update 9:57 a.m.: Officers are searching in the area of Humboldt Bay School.
Update 11:53 a.m.: Scanner traffic indicates a suspect has just been taken into custody.