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Date Released: 12/21/2011
Subject: Parolee at Large Arrested due to Tip Line
Contact: Lt. Steve Knight
Case No#: 201106767
Released By: Lt. Steve Knight

Location: Fieldslanding

On 12-21-2011, approximately 8:00 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line received a call from a citizen reporting a California State Parolee at Large (P.A.L.) living in the Fieldslanding Hotel, Room 10, in Fieldslanding. The tipster stated the parolee was preparing to flee to Arkansas. Deputies responded to the hotel and located Larry Shawn Johnson, 38 years old who had an outstanding Felony Parolee at Large warrant hiding in the hotel room. He was arrested on the warrant and transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where he is being held without bail. Johnson has been evading law enforcement since October 1, 2011.

Anyone with information for the Sheriffs Office regarding wanted suspects or criminal related activity is encouraged to call the Sheriffs Office Crime Tip line 707-268-2539.

Mike Downey Sheriff