[UPDATE 1:25 p.m.] SWAT Team in Carlotta Dealing With a ‘Barricaded Subject’

“We have a barricaded subject on Church lane in Carlotta,” according to Selena Zorilla-Mendoza of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. “The subject is possibly armed,” she said. “The SWAT team has been called out.”

She promised more information as she learns it.

UPDATE 1 p.m.: Scanner traffic indicates that the situation is under control. Dispatch was asked to let Cuddeback School which was on lockdown know.

UPDATE 1:25 p.m.: According to Selena Zorilla-Mendoza of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department, the scene has been cleared. “About 10:30 we received info of a possible hostage situation,” she said. However, when the deputies got there, they determined that “the reported information could not be substantiated.”

No further action was taken. No arrests were made.

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