Former Humboldt County Corrections Deputy Arrested on Child Molestation Charges

According to reliable sources, the suspect was a former Humboldt County Correction Deputy. He resigned on August 22.

Press release from the Eureka Police Department:

In August 2017, the Eureka Police Department received information regarding possible long term sexual and physical abuse of minors.

An investigation was initiated by the Criminal Investigations Section of the Eureka Police Department, with the assistance of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department and the
Humboldt County District Attorney’s office.

As a result of the investigation, probable cause was obtained for the issuance of an arrest warrant for Cory Jordan Fisher Sr. (30 years old of Eureka). The warrant was for the following crimes:
Oral Copulation of a minor 10 years old or younger
Sodomy with a child 10 years old or younger
Lewd acts with a child under 14 years old
Lewd acts with a child 15 years old or older
Continuous sex with a minor under 14 years old

On September 15, 2017, Fisher was taken into custody on his warrant by the US Marshal Service
and booked into the San Bernardino County Jail, where he is awaiting extradition back to
Humboldt County. The bail amount on the warrant is $1,000,000.

This is an ongoing investigation and any further details will be released when appropriate.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact Det. Ron Harpham at 707-441- 4305.


Note: the story has been updated to note that Fisher resigned on August 22.

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