[UPDATE 3:53 p.m.] K-9 and Officers Search for Suspect Near Table Bluff

Humboldt County Sheriff

Humboldt County Sheriff’s vehicle stock photo

Multiple law enforcement agencies are searching for a suspect wearing a gray sweatshirt south of Table Bluff. Details from scanner traffic are sketchy but it appears the suspect has multiple warrants and fled from a deputy.  CHP and Humboldt County Sheriff’s units have been searching the area for over an hour. A Fortuna K-9 began searching just before 10 a.m.

UPDATE 10:39 a.m.: An officer reports via scanner a “pursuit in the field” and requests the K-9. He states he sees an Indian male, with a “white tank-top, camo pants.” He describes the man as “parolee at large.”

UPDATE 10:53 a.m.:  Map of rough area where suspect might be located.

map of area where suspect might be

UPDATE 11:16 a.m.: At some point the Fortuna K-9 left the scene for unknown reason. Officers are asking for the Arcata K-9 now.

UPDATE 11:30 a.m.:  Sandi Petersen sent us this photo on Table Bluff Road Copenhagen Road. A k-9 officer is there as well as an officer on a 4-wheeler.

Searching for a suspect near Table Bluff

UPDATE 12:29 p.m.: The suspect escaped. Law enforcement was unable to locate the individual.

UPDATE 3:51 p.m.: Law enforcement names the individual they are seeking and gives more information here.

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