[UPDATE 8:43 p.m.] At Least Nine Detained in Ferndale During Massive Raid
A number of law enforcement have a place at the corner of Hwy 211 and Market Street surrounded. Nine people have been detained so far, according to Lt. Ken Swithenbank of the Humboldt Sheriff’s Department. His office is assisting Fish and Game with a search/ arrest warrant for a wanted felony subject.
Ferndale Police are also at the scene.
UPDATE 5:50 p.m.: According to a reader, “Fishing game
Ferndale police and California highway patrol have their guns drawn on the car and there’s ambulance waiting on port Kenyon Road.”
UPDATE 6:07 p.m.: Fortuna Police are there with a K-9.
UPDATE 7:04 p.m.: Fish and Wildlife are taking a K-9 behind the home while other officers are clearing the residence, according to scanner traffic.
UPDATE 8:43 p.m.:
The Lost Coast Outpost is reporting that all those detained have been released. The Fish and Wildlife were after Shawn Hof, Jr. who is wanted for allegedly shooting at a warden in August of 2016. Reportedly, the home they raided today is the same they raided in February looking for Hof.
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