57-Year-Old Eureka Man Arrested On Accusations of Sexually Abusing a Child
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:
After an almost month long investigation, 57 year old John Robert Beideman was arrested at his Myrtletown home in Eureka. A search warrant was also served on his residence at the time of his arrest.
Beideman was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for the following charges.
PC 288.5 (a) Continuous sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14 years
PC 288.7 (a) Sexual intercourse/sodomy with a child 10 years old or younger
PC 288 (a) Lewd or lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14 years
PC 288 (b) (1) Forcible lewd act upon a child