Officials: 2 arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen truck

Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

Today, at approximately 6:00 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office received a call of two suspicious people smoking pot in the bed of a pickup truck parked on Kipling Drive, Eureka. The Sheriff's Office dispatcher ran a DMV check on the vehicle license and learned the 2004 Chevy pickup truck was reported stolen from the City of Eureka.

When deputies arrived they located a man and woman sleeping in the bed of the pickup truck.

The man was identified as Daniel Byrd, 25 years old and Heather Haselip, 28 years old, both from Eureka. The deputies searched the truck and located a small amount of marijuana, a marijuana pipe and syringes.

Byrd and Haselip were both arrested for possession of stolen property and transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where they were booked. Their bail was set at $25,000.00 each.

Anyone with information for the Sheriff's Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff's Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff's Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.