It Was a Struggle, According to Deputies, But They Managed to Arrest a Suspect Who Attempted to Flee
This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at about 10:50 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspicious person in the area of the 700 block of Kelly Ave in McKinleyville. Upon arrival, deputies met with 27 year old Todd Allen Lindgren. Deputies conducted a records check through the Sheriff’s Office Emergency Communications Center which revealed Lindgren was considered armed and dangerous. Deputies attempted to detain Lindgren in handcuffs and encountered resistance. After a short struggle, deputies were able to detain Lindgren after taking him to the ground as he attempted to flee.
Deputies searched Lindgren’s vehicle which was parked nearby and located a loaded pistol grip shotgun.
Lindgren was taken to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where he was booked for resisting arrest, carrying a loaded firearm, and for violation of a court order not allowing him to possess a firearm. His bail was set at $25,000.
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.