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Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office hires two new deputies

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EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has hired two new deputies. In front of friends and family, Sheriff Mike Downey swore-in the new recruits Monday morning.
 
Ben Filipinni and Marcus Walker, both 21 years old, took an oath to serve and protect the residents of Humboldt in a Eureka conference room.
 
Both local boys, Deputy Filipinni grew up in Hydesville and graduated from Ferndale High School. Deputy Walker is from Arcata and graduated from Arcata High School.