Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

A search and rescue is underway in the Trinidad area for a missing Victorville man.

On May 28, 2020, at about 2:30 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the Elk Head area, north of College Cove, for the report that a 22-year-old male had fallen into the ocean.

Search efforts began immediately for the man and continue today, May 29, with search teams from the Sheriff’s Office, California State Parks, United States Coast Guard and CAL FIRE. Teams are utilizing multiple boats, multiple trained rescue swimmers and a Coast Guard helicopter to actively search for the man.

Anyone with information about this case should contact the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251.