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Humboldt County Sheriff promotes five deputies

Eureka - Five Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies are moving up in rank.

EUREKA - Sheriff Mike Downey announced the promotions: Two sergeants, Kevin Miller and Dennis Young will be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and corporals Jesse Taylor, Justin Braud and Detective Samuel Williams will all be promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

Lieutenant Miller will be responsible for areas north of Eureka including
Willow Creek, Hoopa, the animal shelter, airport and contract cities of Blue Lake and Trinidad. Lieutenant Young will be responsible for areas South of Eureka, as well as the Eureka Courthouse security and will attend community meeting as the sheriff’s representative.

Sergeants Braud, Taylor and Williams will be assigned to the Patrol Division of the Sheriff’s Office. All the promotions will become effective Monday, November 24.