Press release from the Eureka Police Department:
On 3/07/12, at about 2:50 PM, investigators with the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit (POP) went to a residence on the 1900 block of Harrison Ave. in response to neighbor complaints concerning loud music, parties, and suspected drug activity there.
A records check confirmed both adult subjects were on searchable probation. Additionally, Phelps had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for possession of a controlled substance. Phelps was taken into custody on his warrant. With the assistance of EPD patrol officers, investigators then conducted a probation search of the residence.
Phelps was arrested and transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where he was booked on his warrant and for possession of marijuana for sale and probation violation. His son was released into the care and custody of his mother.
Anyone with information concerning suspected drug activity occurring in the City of Eureka is encouraged to call the Problem Oriented Policing Unit at (707) 441-4373 or the Humboldt County Drug Task Force at (707) 444-8095. Anyone with information for the Sheriffs Office regarding criminal related activity is encouraged to call the Sheriffs Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriffs Office Crime Tip line 707-268-2539.