Fighting Crime and Fighting Cancer, Deputy Charlie Lamb is back on patrol

Eureka, Ca., (KIEM)-¬†Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy Charlie Lamb is back on the to work this week, much to the delight of his colleagues.

In March of last year Lamb was diagnosed with stage four Lymphoma, a serious blood cancer, and told he had a 30% chance of survival.

Basketball Tournament held to raise money for Deputy Lamb

The community would rally behind the deputy holding barbecues and basketball games to raise money for chemotherapy and ever-increasing medical bills. Not long after thanksgiving lamb visited the doctor to look into eligibility for an experimental treatment. He then learned that the cancer was gone.

Lamb is officially in remission, and back behind the badge fighting crime in Humboldt County.