FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFrom Rio Dell:
On 06-05-15, Humboldt County District Attorney Investigators arrested Kevin Harralson for two counts of PC243(e)(1) – Battery upon a cohabitant, and one count of PC417(a)(2) – Exhibiting a firearm. Harralson, a police officer for the City of Rio Dell, was taken into custody without incident and with the cooperation of the Rio Dell Police Department . He was booked at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where bail was set at $100,000.00. The arrest was the result of an ongoing investigation by the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office regarding incidents in August 2014 and March 2015.
City of Rio Dell Places Officer on Administrative Leave
On Friday June 5, 2015 investigators with the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office arrested Officer
Kevin Harralson of the Rio Dell Police Department related to allegations of two misdemeanor counts of
domestic violence and one misdemeanor count of brandishing a weapon. Officer Harralson was arrested
without incident in cooperation with Rio Dell officials.
Officer Harralson has been placed on administrative leave pending a personnel investigation and the outcome
of the charges from District Attorneys Office. All questions related to criminal charges should be referred to
the District Attorney’s Office.