Sheriff’s Office Release Official Information on Yesterday’s Hit and Run in Hoopa
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:
On Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at about 1648 hours, the Hoopa Valley Trial Police Department and the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office responded to Airport Road in Hoopa for a report of shots fired. Once on scene it was learned that an altercation took place and a female victim had been struck by a vehicle. The female victim declined medical. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Maggi Michelle Jones, age 24 of Hoopa. Shortly after fleeing the scene, Jones turned herself into the Tribal Police.
Jones was later booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility (HCCF) for assault with a deadly weapon. Jones’ bail was set at $50,000.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.
Earlier Chapter: Woman Pinned Under Car After Driver Fled the Scene in Hoopa