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Date Released: 8/3/2012
Subject: Assault with Deadly Weapon
Contact: Lt. Steve Knight
Case No#: 201203810
Released By: Lt. Steve Knight

Location: Eureka

On 08-02-2012, approximately 8:15 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a fight in progress and one of the combatants was stabbed. The fight was occurrung at a residence in the 1100 block of Freshwater Road, Eureka.. Deputies responded to the scene and met with the 20 year old male victim, the suspect and a witness. The fight had ceased when the deputies arrived. The victim showed deputies a deep knife wound in his left side near the rib cage. Medical responded to the scene to treat the victim.

Deputies interviewed all involved and learned the victim and the suspect, who was identified as Steven Robert Trembly, 54 years of Eureka, who is also the homeowner, became involved in a physical fight. During the fight Trembly stabbed the victim one time in the side with a buck knife. The victim is dating the suspect’s adult daughter, who witnessed the fight and assault.

Trembly was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where he was booked for assault with a deadly weapon. His bail is set at $50,000.00.

The victim remains in the hospital.


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







Mike Downey
Sheriff