On 10/7/2021, at about 00:09 hours, Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies have been dispatched to the Garberville City Sq. within the seven-hundred Block of Locust St for the report of suspicious activity by 5-6 people together with doable drug use and disturbing the peace.
Deputies arrived on scene and recognized one of many subjects as 47-yr-old Dakota Blue Reinius, known to the responding deputies to be a felony warrant suspect. Upon advising Reinius of his warrant and offering instruction to stay seated, Reinius ignored deputies’ commands by standing up and beginning to walk away. Deputies advised Reinius that he was beneath arrest. Commanded him to get on the ground while that they had their Tasers pointed at Reinius. One other subject on scene then ran in entrance of Reinius forcing deputies to lower their Tasers. Presently Reinius started operating away from deputies and a brief foot pursuit ensued and ended when Reinius stopped, turned towards deputies, raised his fists, and took a defensive stance for preventing.
On account of Reinius refusing commands and his aggressive habits, the deputy pointed and discharged their department issued Taser into Reinius. Reinius then started to achieve towards his pocket, deputies commanded Reinius to put his arms up, nonetheless Reinius ignored the command and the deputy once more deployed their Taser into Reinius after which Reinius complied with deputy commands and was positioned into handcuffs and below arrest. During their search of Reinius’s property subsequent to arrest, deputies situated a loaded firearm inside Reinius’s backpack.