CRESCENT CITY – The California Highway Patrol has a new commander at the Del Norte division in Crescent City. Rick Thoma replaces Mike Redel who retired December 30 of 2014.
Lieutenant Thoma has been a member of the CHP for over twenty years including the last three and a half years in Crescent City. Previous experience was in Tuolumne County, Santa Clara and San Benito Counties as well as Monterey.
He’s familiar with North Coast issues and looks forward to working with local law enforcement leaders to continue to address the needs of the community.