From the Arcata Police Department:

On Tuesday March 1, 2016, at 8:51pm, Deputies from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office located attempted sexual assault suspect Justin Farris Patrick in the lobby of the Arcata-Eureka Airport in McKinleyville.  

Patrick was interviewed by APD investigators regarding the attempted sexual assault in the 1900 block of H Street in Arcata, and was subsequently arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility by APD on the following charges: 


  • PC 664/261(a)(2): Attempted Rape.
  • PC 236: False Imprisonment.
  • PC 243.4(e)(1): Sexual Battery.
  • PC 240/242: Assault & Battery. 


A bail enhancement in the amount of $350,000.00 was sought by investigators and was granted by a judge of the Humboldt County Superior Court. 


From Humboldt State University:

Arcata Police have arrested Justin F. Patrick, who allegedly sexually assaulted an HSU student and assaulted an HSU staff member today. His arrest followed an intense search by both Arcata Police and University Police.

Patrick was previously arrested on campus on Friday, Feb. 26 for lewd public acts. He had been ordered to stay away from campus for a minimum of 7 days.

Anyone with information about these incidents may contact University Police at (707) 826-5555.