Tip Leads to Three Arrested Yesterday

This is a press release from the Humboldt County Drug Task Force. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

Oscar and GarciaOn May 3rd, 2018 Special Agents with the Drug Task Force were conducting surveillance at a motel in the 2800 block of Broadway in Eureka. They were acting on a tip that wanted felon, 30 year old Andrew Garcia was staying at the motel with his girlfriend, 24 year old Cierra Oscar. Garcia had a warrant for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

At about 11:00 A.M., Agents spotted Garcia and Oscar exit a motel room and enter a vehicle parked in the parking lot. Agents identified themselves and moved in to make the arrest. Garcia attempted to flee the area on foot, but was tackled by an Agent. handgun and cellphoneDuring the struggle a semi-automatic pistol fell from Garcia’s waistband. Garcia was placed in handcuffs without further incident. A search of his person revealed approximately 4 grams of suspected methamphetamine.

Garcia was placed under arrest for his warrant, being a felon in possession of a loaded firearm, possession of a controlled substance for sale, being armed while in possession of a controlled substance, obstructing or delaying a peace officer, and being a felon in possession of ammunition.suspects pockets

Agents learned that Oscar was on probation with a search and seizure clause. A search of her person revealed approximately ½ gram of suspected methamphetamine. She was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance and violation of probation.Barrios

Agents also located 29 year old Gilroy resident, Robert Barrios who had a no bail, parole violation warrant for his arrest. Barrios was placed under arrest for his warrant.

All three subjects were transported to the Humboldt County 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.

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17 comments

  • Great work!

  • You know what F this. Meth and gun in the waistband. Should be a special prison they immediately ship them off to designated for drug and crime offenses

  • groba dude osnt trustafarian

    Cierra, Cierra, Cierra, how many times will you be arrested in the company of a druggie loser?

    Tired of seeing your bruised face on here, girl…

    Get. Your. Shit. Together.

    Go to rehab. Get therapy. Don’t let a man hurt you! Ever!

  • They might have been housed over night, but they will,be released.

  • Cierra,please, you are worthy of much better. Fuck the chumps, help yourself.

  • Stupid meth. Pray for your children and search their bags :(:(:(:( God help us.

  • Being addicted to a drug is something I can understand and agree that help and rehab is a possibility; BUT…..in possession of a gun in your waistband, which most often is stolen or illegal, is a ‘choice’ you make which should carry a harsh sentence with NO bail. These guys should never be allowed back out in public. The only way this will get better is to make people afraid of getting caught, which is accomplished by making and enforcing strict consequences. This has gone on way too long!!

  • It’s pretty amazing that this guy and girl were just in the news for the same thing about 2 months ago correct? You can’t even buy a gun with a marijuana card but this guy continually gets caught with a gun and meth. The system here is like a cat playing with a mouse, let him run for a second then snag him back up. Glad your keeping the streets unsafe by letting these wack jobs run around. It’s safe to say carrying a gun in eureka to protect ourselves from tweakers is about as bad a crime as stealing a candy bar so why not just risk it.

  • Yikes, those look like track marks and needle bruising on her neckage.

  • They need to shut down all these sleazy hotels on Broadway/101/4th/5th streets. When is enough going to be enough.

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