Man Resisting Arrest Drug Related Charges Injured, Reports Sheriff’s Office
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 Friday, 07-08-2016 at 7:30 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and the Arcata Police Department assisted the Humboldt County Drug Task Force with a Humboldt County Superior Court search warrant at a residence located in the 800 block of Wiley Court, Arcata.
When officers arrived at the residence they set up a perimeter. Officers then knocked on the front door to announce themselves as law enforcement and they had a search warrant. Officers then noticed a male suspect later identified as 33 year old Dustin James Daher climbing onto the roof of the residence. Officer then made entry into the residence and detained a female inside. The female was later released with no charges. No other subjects were located inside of the residence.
Once inside of the residence officers saw Daher get down off the roof onto a deck located on the second story of the residence. Officers then attempted to detain Daher. Officers were aware that Daher had multiple arrest warrants including one for resisting arrest. Daher was lying on the floor on his stomach with his hands underneath him next to his waistband.
Officers attempted to grab Daher’s hands and were giving him verbal command to put his hands behind his back. Daher refused the officers command and was actively resisting their attempts to place him into handcuffs. Several Officers had to forcibly place Daher’s into handcuffs and as he continued to physically resist their commands to comply with being handcuffed. After Daher was placed into handcuffs he was transported to a local hospital to be treated for a minor injury he received during his arrest.
When officers searched the residence they located methamphetamines, heroin, and a marijuana butane honey oil lab in the residence.
Daher was then transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where he was booked on the following charges: Resisting arrest, possession of a controlled substance, possession for sales of a controlled substance, manufacturing of a controlled substance and local arrest warrants for his arrest. Daher’s bail was set at $50,000 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.