Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On Nov. 26, 2022, at about 4:26 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 1000 block of North Westhaven Drive near Trinidad for the report of a neighbor dispute resulting in an assault.

Deputies arrived in the area and contacted an adult male victim who had multiple injuries consistent with being assaulted with a shovel. According to the victim, a property dispute had occurred between the victim and the suspect, 55-year-old Tyrone Vincent McDonald. During this dispute, McDonald reportedly assaulted the victim with the shovel.

Deputies located McDonald still in possession of the shovel. He was taken into custody without incident.

McDonald was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of assault with a deadly weapon other than a firearm (PC 245(a)(1)).

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.