McCovey, White

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release: 


On 11-18-17 at about 10:02 p.m. a sergeant with the Sheriff’s Office was patrolling the Loleta area when he found a suspicious vehicle parked in the roadway at the north end of Singley Road. The sergeant later determined the driver, 34 year old Terrance McCovey had a escape warrant from Washington State. As the sergeant talked with McCovey he could see a pipe commonly used to ingest methamphetamine in plain view. McCovey and passenger 20 year old Maxine White were removed from the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, on scene deputies located a loaded .22 caliber pistol, a large number of hypodermic syringes, marijuana and methamphetamine.

It should be noted that White was arrested on 09-02-17 in Mckinleyville (case #201704376) for possession of a firearm while in a vehicle. In that investigation a .45 cal pistol and two .223 cal assault style rifles were located. McCovey has a prior felony conviction which prevents him from possessing firearms.

McCovey was booked for the following charges:

  • Felon in possession of firearm
  • Felon in possession of ammunition
  • Transportation of Marijuana
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of a loaded firearm in public

White was booked for the following charges:

  • Possession of a loaded firearm in public
  • Possession of Methamphetamine