Two suspects arrested on firearm, drug charges in Eureka

EUREKA, Calif. (KIEM) –  From the Eureka Police Department:

On August 1, 2018 at 12:25 pm, officers with the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing (POP) unit served a search warrant at a residence located at the 200 block of M Street.

As a result of the search warrant service, two loaded handguns, ammunition, approximately 6 grams of suspected methamphetamine, approximately 5.5 grams of suspected heroin, and items consistent with possession for sales were seized.

Based on the investigation and seizure, the two occupants of the residence Jeremy Jonah Jones (42 years old of Eureka) and Jessica Marie Bennett (33 years old of Eureka) were taken into custody for the below charges:


Jones: Felon in possession of a firearm
Felon in possession of ammunition
Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of sales
Maintaining a residence for the purpose of distribution





Bennett: Possession of a controlled substance
Possession of drug paraphernalia
An active misdemeanor warrant for drug possession



Jones and Bennett were both booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility. This is an ongoing investigation and further details will be released if appropriate.

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