[UPDATE 12:14 p.m.] Missing Man May Be Suffering From Mental Health Crisis
Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
On 11/28/17 at about 8:00 pm the Sheriff’s Office received a call of a disturbance near mile post marker 12 on Highway 36 (Carlotta area). It was reported that Spanish National Ivan Linan was suffering from some type of mental health crisis. Linan was riding in a vehicle with another person who stopped in the Carlotta area when Linan demanded to leave the vehicle. Linan assaulted the driver and ran into the near by woods. Deputies responded and checked the area, but were unable to locate Linan. Early this morning the Humboldt County Search and Recuse Posse arrived in the area and began a search for Linan. Linan is reported to only speak broken English.
Ivan Linan is described as a light complected male, in his 40’s, approximately 5′ 08″ tall, 165 pounds, thin build, brown hair, brown eyes, “reddish” colored mustache/beard. He was last seen wearing a black, “mountain jacket”, dark colored waterproof “mountain pants”
Anyone with information regarding Linan’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251UPDATE 12:14 p.m:
The Sheriff’s Office continues to search for missing person Ivan Linan. We are unable to confirm his date of birth, but it is now believed he is 30-31 years old. Attached is a recent photo of Linan.
Anyone with information regarding Linan’s whereabout is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (707)-445-7251