Eureka's POP unit seizes firearms at probation search
The following is from the Eureka Police Department:
On Monday, detectives from the Eureka Police Departments Problem Oriented Policing Unit (POP) conducted a probation search at an apartment building in the 1800 block of “A” Street in Eureka. Upon arrival, detectives encountered six adult subjects and one juvenile.
As a result of the search, Timothy Chiemwichitra ,28, Joe Olivo ,35, Mario Nunez ,28, and Vanessa Wilkins ,25, were taken into custody and transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for various violations.
Chiemwichitra was booked for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Probation Violations. Olivo was booked for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Parole Violations. Nunez was booked for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Heroin and Probation Violations. Wilkins was booked for four outstanding warrants.
Anyone with information concerning suspected drug activity, or other nuisances occurring in the City of Eureka is encouraged to call the Problem Oriented Policing Unit at (707) 441-4373.