PREVIOUSLY: Antisemitic Flyers Distributed in Arcata; APD Investigating

The following is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of a recent increase of offensive, anti-Semitic materials circulating in our community.

The Sheriff’s Terrorism Liaison Office, in coordination with state and federal law enforcement partners, is investigating the origin of this material and its distribution within our county. Anyone with information relating to the source or distribution of this material is encouraged to make a report utilizing the Sheriff’s Online Crime Tip Form at or contact the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip Line at (707) 268-2539.

“I would like to thank the numerous members of our community who immediately notified my office upon finding these materials,” Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal said. “Hate has no place in Humboldt County, and we will not tolerate the use of fear or intimidation to promote a hate-filled political agenda.”

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