Man Allegedly Threatens Another With Knife Over Accusations of Driving Erratically

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:

GaneyOn Feb. 13, 2018, at about 4:10 p.m., Humboldt County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Birdie Ln. in Redway for the report of a possible stabbing.
Upon arrival, deputies learned that the suspect, 25-year-old Chase Lee Ganey, had been driving erratically on Birdie Ln. near Redway Elementary School. When a resident approached Ganey about driving dangerously, Ganey reportedly drew a knife, threatened the victim and then physically assaulted him. Several area residents came to the victim’s aid, disarming and detaining Ganey prior to law enforcement’s arrival. The victim was not stabbed during this altercation.
Further investigation with the assistance of the California Highway Patrol revealed that Ganey was driving with a Blood Alcohol Level almost twice the legal limit.
Ganey was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on the following charges: assault with a deadly weapon, criminal threats, assault, battery, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a suspended license and violation of probation.

Earlier Chapter: Law Enforcement Investigating Incident Near Redway School



  • he was on the SoHum Most Wanted List just last year.

  • Someone needs to take the trash out!

  • Good job residents! To stop unacceptable behavior someone has to have the guts to speak up. In this case someone did. Glad the neighbours had his or her back too. Well done.

  • A typical Humboldt triple threat- driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a suspended license and violation of probation.

  • Gas chamber please

  • Love the eyebrows…or lack therefore of!

  • Good citizen award needed here!

    How is it that these guys ALL look the same?

    Redway, home of inbreeding…

    Central location of that SoHum Vibe…

    • Is this comment even necessary? Redway has some pretty awesome people living here. I’m pretty sure this kid doesn’t live here.

      • That comment went too far! If there weren’t ANY good people left here, there wouldn’t anyone working in the businesses at all, trying to keep a community alive while fighting against criminals! It is soooooo much worse in Sac area, homeless and crime even more. So many more people EVERYWHERE, always happy to come home…let’s all keep fighting for our wonderful area. Stop commenting on whole areas as bad. We have so few people compared to the outside, we hear ALL the bad news, or know/heard of the perps.

    • unbridled phillistine

      I heard that when the Bayshore mall opened they offered half off family portraits to all inbreeds and half of Redway showed up!

  • Ya unbridled, Including you and ur Sister. [edit]. Redway is good peeps.

  • Sad…. He comes from a good family as far as I remember, just on the wrong path!

  • He’s from here, I went to school with him for years, sad to see him this way.

  • Isn’t alcohol awesome!!?!?! Let’s make it available everywhere and have every gathering and event hyperfocused on consuming it. Whoo-hoo ! Yay booze!

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