A Sticky Situation: Officers Detain Three International Travelers in Possible Stolen Vehicle at a Humboldt County Dispensary – Redheaded Blackbelt – Redheaded Blackbelt

Officers felony stop in Eureka [Photo by Ryan Hutson]

Officers ponder a sticky situation in front of a local dispensary. [All photos and video by Ryan Hutson unless otherwise credited]

Eureka Police found themselves in a potentially sticky situation when the three occupants of a rental vehicle reported stolen from a Nevada car rental company and tracked via the OnStar GPS system began disputing the crime after they were stopped at gunpoint while attempting to purchase cannabis at a local dispensary. One of the travelers in the vehicle is ordered to walk backward towards officers with their guns drawn. [Photo from a reader]

One of the travelers in the vehicle is ordered to walk backward towards officers with their guns drawn. [Photo from Tierney Pitre]

About 5:23 p.m., the officers pointed guns at the vehicle in front of Humboldt’s Premium and ordered, what turned out to be international travelers, to come out of the vehicle.

As of 6 p.m., it appears that the travelers are not being held. However, the car is being returned to the rental company and

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