Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On Nov. 30, 2022, at about 1:12 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the Hoopa area observed a vehicle associated with a wanted felony warrant suspect.

Deputies contacted the driver of the vehicle who was confirmed to be the warrant suspect, 45-year-old William Carl Moon, in the area of south Shoemaker Road. Deputies advised Moon of his outstanding warrant and attempted to place him under arrest. Moon refused to comply with deputy orders and fled on foot. Deputies pursued Moon a short distance, then deployed a department issued taser. Moon was successfully apprehended. During a search of Moon incident to arrest, deputies located approximately 1 gram of methamphetamine.

Moon was transported to a local hospital for a medical evaluation and then was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse (PC 273.5(a)), violating a domestic violence court order (PC 273.6(a)), resisting a peace officer (PC 148(a)(1)) and possession of a controlled substance (HS 11377(a)).

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.