Woman Alleged to Have Pointed Rifle at Hoopa Tribal Officer Today Detained on a Mental Health Evaluation

Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

Humboldt County Sheriff FeatureOn Monday, February 6, 2017 at about 1055am, Hoopa Tribal Officer responded to Little Moon Lane in Hoopa for a patrol check of reports of a women screaming. From his vehicle the Tribal Officer observed a female on a porch of a residence holding a rifle. The female pointed the rifle towards the officer, the officer then retreated to a safe location and requested the assistance of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and California Highway Patrol responded to the scene to assist. Law Enforcement was able secure a perimeter of the residence. With the assistance of a family member, the female eventually exited the residence unarmed. The 22 year old female was taken into custody and is being currently held on a mental health evaluation.

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.

Earlier Chapter: Woman With Gun in Hoopa Area

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