PREVIOUSLY: HCSO Seeking Attempted Murder Suspect Believed to Be Armed and Dangerous

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Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On Jan. 25, 2021, at about 9 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received information that wanted attempted murder suspect Byron Dean Titus Jr., age 29 of Hoopa, was outside a business on the 3300 block of Broadway Street in Eureka.

Deputies contacted Titus outside the business, and he was taken into custody without incident. Titus was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of attempted murder (PC 664/187(A)), felon in possession of a firearm (PC 29800(A)(1)), exhibiting a firearm (PC 417(A)(2)) and parole revocation (PC 3000.08(F)).

Anyone with information about 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.