Two people arrested in McKinleyville after discovery of drugs and ammunition


MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. (KIEM)- On October 21, 2021 at about 2:32 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop on a truck towing another car while on patrol in the area of Central Avenue and Margo Lane in McKinleyville.

Deputies then contacted two people associated with the vehicles, that’s when 35-year old Austin Grant Barnett was identified.

Barnett was found to have multiple outstanding warrants for his arrest and during a search of his vehicle, deputies found about 80 Perc-30 pills and ammunition.

Deputies later conducted a probation check at Barnett’s residence.

Once inside, deputies located 35-year-old Megan Pond who also had several outstanding warrants and was taken into custody.

Barnett and Pond were then booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on multiple charges.

This case is still under investigation.