Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
On Feb. 13, 2019, at about 11:30 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the Pine Hill area observed a stolen vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence on the 6000 block of Noe Avenue.
The vehicle, reported stolen out of the City of Eureka, was found to be unoccupied, but appeared to have recently arrived at the residence. Upon further investigation, deputies entered the residence and located multiple subjects, some of which were attempting to hide within the residence. Deputies also located a loaded firearm, ammunition and over 8 grams of methamphetamine.
During the course of the investigation, four subjects were taken into custody.
Carl Krystopher Keeler, 27, was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle, convicted felon in possession of a firearm and prohibited person in possession of ammunition.
Brent Clayton Lynch, 40, was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of possession of a controlled substance, in addition to two felony warrants for violation of probation.
Lynzi Dawnelle McIntire-Morgan, 25, was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of possession of a controlled substance and providing false identification to a peace officer.
Teressa Elizabeth Merrill, 28, was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on a felony warrant for domestic violence related charges.
Anyone with information regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.