Wanted sex offender on the run for two years, arrested in Garberville

GARBERVILLE – A wanted sex offender on the run for more than two years is now behind bars after a Humboldt County Sheriff Deputy noticed a suspicious SUV and took action.
The deputy first saw the black SUV covered in tarps and parked on the 700 block of Redwood Drive in Garberville last Thursday morning then again in the afternoon.
The deputy found 28-year-old Justin Case Strauhal sitting in the driver’s seat. A records search found that Strauhal was a wanted sex offender with a warrant out of Oregon.
Strauhal was booked in to Humboldt County Correctional Facility and awaits extradition to Oregon.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call law enforcement.