Ed. note: The arrested party in this case was Zachary Michael Davis — not former Humboldt County resident Zachary Lane Davis, who is also 27. Zachary Lane’s mother would like you all to make a note of it.


Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release:


On 01-06-15 a deputy working court security in Humboldt County Superior Courtroom five noticed a subject who had fallen asleep. The deputy contacted the subject, who was later identified as Zachary Davis (27 yrs old), and struggled to wake him up. When Davis finally woke up he dropped a cellular telephone and plastic bindle containing a white crystalline powder. Davis quickly picked up the items and exited the court. Davis then entered a bathroom. Additional deputies contacted Davis in the hallway as he exited the bathroom. A search of the bathroom reveled a bindle of suspected methamphetamine. Davis was in court to be sentenced on a prior case. Davis had been released from custody and was on SWAP. He was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and the SWAP violation.