[UPDATE 3:25 p.m.] Suspect Fleeing Law Enforcement Crashed on Myrtle and Raced off on Foot
An individual being pursued by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office about 3 p.m. crashed a grey pickup into a ditch near the intersection of Hall and Myrtle (3000 block of Myrtle.) The suspect “fled southbound towards …field….in the 3000 block of Myrtle Avenue,” according to scanner traffic. A witness said that at least two sheriff’s deputies pursued the suspect into “a farm property.”
UPDATE 3:25 p.m.: At this point scanner traffic indicates that law enforcement is not pursuing the subject. We are not sure whether the subject has been captured or has escaped.