Eureka Police Department press release: 


On June 12, 2019 at approximately 1:40 pm, Detectives with the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing (POP) unit was conducting proactive surveillance/enforcement on the south end of Broadway. During their operation they observed a warrant suspect, Matthew Vogt (61 of Eureka) enter a motel in the 4200 block of Broadway.

A short time later Vogt exited the motel and was contacted by POP Detectives. Vogt was taken into custody on his felony warrant without incident.

During a search of Vogt’s possessions Detectives discovered suspected Methamphetamine that was packaged for sales.

Vogt was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where he was booked on violations of possession of methamphetamine for sale, probation violation and on his warrant for Revocation of Post Release Community Supervision.

Ongoing drug and nuisance activity within the city limits of Eureka can be reported to the POP unit by calling (707) 441-4373.