Man Convicted in Connection With 2015 Shooting Death Arrested on Drugs and Firearm Charges Yesterday
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:
Man convicted in connection with a shooting death in 2015 and accused of murder at first before he pled to lesser charges and was sentenced to six years in prison was arrested yesterday on other charges.
On December 7, 2017 at approximately 1:00 P.M. Special Agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force, with assistance from Deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a residence located in the 2000 block of Holly Street in Eureka.
Once on scene Special Agents and Deputies located the subject of their investigation, 35 year old Judson Stiglich and his girlfriend, 30 year old Amanda Brown.
With the assistance of a Sheriff’s Office narcotics detection K-9, Special Agents located approximately ½ pound of suspected methamphetamine, 47 strips of Suboxone and approximately 20 Hydrocodone pills. In addition they found a loaded .357 revolver, several working digital scales, packaging materials and other items associated with the sales of narcotics. $2,400.00 in U.S. currency was located and seized as it is believed to be proceeds from the illegal sales of narcotics and controlled substances.
Stiglich and Brown were arrested for maintaining a residence for the purposes of distributing a controlled substance, possession of a narcotic, possession of a narcotic for sale, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled substance, felon in possession of a firearm and felon in possession of ammunition. Both were transported to the Correctional Facility where they were booked and housed.
Anyone with information related to this investigation or other narcotics related crimes are encouraged to call the Humboldt County Drug Task Force at 707-444-8095 or the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 707-268-2539.
Note: We’ve reached out to the Sheriff’s Office to help us understand how Stiglich was sentenced to six years in 2015 but is out of jail already.