Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

Alan Wayne Mills Booking Photo | Humboldt County Correctional Facility

On July 30, 2023, at about 11:28 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Swimmer’s Delight Campground near Carlotta for the report of a disturbance.

While enroute, deputies learned that two adult female victims had been privately transported to a local hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.

At the campground, deputies contacted numerous involved individuals, including 22-year-old Alan Wayne Mills. During their investigation, deputies learned that an argument occurred at the campground between Mills and another male, which escalated to a physical altercation. During this altercation, Mills reportedly began throwing camp chairs, striking and injuring the two adult females.

Mills was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of battery with serious bodily injury (PC 243(d)), assault by force likely to produce great bodily injury (PC 245(a)(4)) and causing injury to an elder adult (PC 368(b)(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.