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Date Released: 3/14/2012
Subject: Rescue
Contact: Lt. Steve Knight
Case No#: 201201233
Released By: Lt. Steve Knight

Location: Trinidad

On 03-13-2012, approximately 8:00 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriffs Office received a cell phone call Laurel Rains, 20 years old from Arcata, who was one of four hikers who said they were lost in the woods near Trinidad. The hikers had been trying to hike to Strawberry Rock and became lost.
Two Humboldt County Sheriff Search and Rescue Deputies were called out and responded to the scene. They located the hikers on Green Diamond Property in heavy brush at approximately 10:00 p.m. The hikers were all in good health. The hikers were issued misdemeanor citations for trespassing on Green Diamond Property. The other three hikers were identified as Albert Jasso, 22 years of Arcata, Maxime Hullan, 20 years old from Arcata, , and Jesse Herrera, 19 years old from Freemont, California.

Mike Downey