Photo: Jacob Jon Olsen
Originally published as a County of Humboldt press release –
“On July 30, 2021, at about 6:37 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol in the area of 5th and N Street in Eureka observed a vehicle towing a trailer with an expired registration. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and learned that the vehicle towing the trailer had been reported stolen out of Oregon.
The driver of the vehicle, 37-year-old Jacob Jon Olsen, was arrested without incident. During a search of the trailer, deputies located over 48 ounces of cannabis.
Olsen was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle (PC 496d(a)), driving on a suspended license (VC 14601.1(a)), driving without valid registration (VC 4000(a)) and transportation of marijuana (HS 11360(a)), in addition to warrant charges of carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle (PC 25400(a)(1)), possession of a controlled substance (HS 11377(a)), driving with a suspended license – prior conviction (VC 14601.2(a)), driving privilege suspended (VC 14601.5) and driving without evidence of valid registration (VC 4000(a)(1)).
A female passenger in the vehicle was detained and released on scene.”