Eureka Police Department press release:
On 10/17/2017, officers of the Eureka Police Department responded to the 2500 block of 4th Street for a suspicious circumstances incident. A male was seen in the woman’s bathroom of the business at this location, but had left prior to officer’s arrival.
Officers began an investigation into the matter. Surveillance footage of the individual was obtained and an attempt to identify request was sent out through social media.
As a result of the investigation officers were able to identify the subject as Charles Steven Flinn (48 years old of Eureka). On 10-20-2017, officers, with the assistance of State Parole Agents, were able to locate Flinn at the 2400 block of Summer Street. Flinn was taken into custody without incident and was ultimately booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of lewd conduct and parole violation.
Flinn is not eligible for bail due to his parole status. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact Officer Soltow at 707-441- 4060.