Humboldt County Drug Task Force press release: 

On Tuesday May 5 , 2022, Agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force (HCDTF) arrested Javier Akeem Ruiz-Keyes (30 years old from Arcata) for trafficking cocaine into Humboldt County while armed.

After this arrest occurred, further investigation by HCDTF Agents revealed that Ruiz-Keyes was involved in human trafficking, pimping, and pandering of multiple victims throughout the state of California.

On Thursday, August 4 , 2022, HCDTF Agents, with assistance from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Javier Akeem Ruiz-Keyes under the authority of a Ramey arrest warrant and booked him at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility (HCCF) for the following charges:

  • PC236.1 Human Trafficking
  • PC266H Pimping
  • PC266I Pandering

Javier Akeem Ruiz Keyes is being held at the HCCF without bail. Anyone with information related to this investigation or other narcotics related crimes are encouraged to call the Humboldt County Drug Task Force at 707-267-9976.