Three Arrested with ‘Numerous’ Laptops and Other Items

Robert Tyson

Eureka Police Dept. Press Release:

On 04/18/13 Eureka Police Department officers and detectives responded to a motel at the 4000 block of Broadway to investigate a stolen car in the parking lot.

During their investigation, Robert Tyson (age 32), Casey Hunter (age 31) and Daniel Silva (age 28) were contacted inside one of the rooms and arrested for unrelated charges. The motel room, registered to Tyson and Hunter, was searched as a result of Tyson’s probation terms.

The search yielded a stolen laptop computer, 191.5 grams of Marijuana, 25.7 grams of Hashish, 32.4 grams of Heroin, 63 grams of Methamphetamine, and various prescription pills. Also collected were numerous laptop computers and other electronic items, suspected of being stolen property.

Tyson was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sale, Possession of Concentrated Cannabis for Sales, Possession of Heroin and Prescription Medication for Sales, Possession of Stolen Property, and an outstanding warrant. Hunter was arrested for Possession of Stolen Property and an outstanding warrant. Silva was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine and an outstanding warrant. All three subjects were transported and booked into the Humboldt County Jail.

The stolen vehicle, which originated the investigation was recovered and towed to a local tow yard.

*Anyone with information concerning suspected drug activity, or other nuisances occurring in the City of Eureka is encouraged to call the Problem Oriented Policing Unit at (707) 441-4373.



Casey Hunter


Daniel Silva


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