Heavy Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Presence in Hoopa, One Arrested

Humboldt County Sheriff's Office deputies were out in force in Hoopa today (Monday, November 13). Scanner traffic indicates they've made multiple traffic stops today and served one search warrant at a residence on Moon Lane./Two Rivers Tribune.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were out in force in Hoopa today (Monday, November 13). Scanner traffic indicates they’ve made multiple traffic stops today and served one search warrant at a residence on Moon Lane./Two Rivers Tribune.

 

Press Release, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office

On Monday, November 13, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office did a maximum enforcement day regarding the recent armed robberies on Bair Rd, and Bald Hill Rd. Deputies spent time in the Hoopa area attempting to identify possible armed robbery suspects.

This included completing probation searches and attempting to locate wanted persons. During the course of this operation deputies contacted Harvey Robert Crews Jr., at his Moon Lane home. Crews had an active warrant and was found hiding inside the residence.

While taking Crews into custody deputies saw drug paraphernalia, several AR-15 type rifles, and high capacity magazines. A search warrant was obtained for the residence and the it was later determined one of the rifles had been converted to fully automatic.

Crews was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on the weapons violations listed below, and the warrant.

The Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the armed robberies and is asking for help from the public. Please call 445-7251 if you have any information regarding the armed robberies.

Charges: 23910 PC Possession of firearm with serial number removed 30605 (A) PC Possession of assault weapon 32210 PC Possession of high capacity magazine 33210 PC Possession of short barrel rifle 11364 HS Possession of drug paraphernalia.

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TWO RIVERS TRIBUNE

On Monday, November 13 around 4 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a residence on Moon Lane near the Hoopa Modular Plant. A Sheriff’s deputy confirmed that one arrest has been made. Harvey “Buck” Crews Jr., 41, was arrested and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, marijuana, a modified AR-15, suppressors and high capacity ammunition magazines, all of which are illegal. As of 4:30 p.m. several sheriff’s deputies were onsite searching the residence. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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