The California Department of State Hospitals has proposed a new address for the placement of Sexually Violent Predator Joshua Cooley in Humboldt County.
The proposed placement has been identified as a residence on the 2800 block of Alderpoint Road in Garberville. At an upcoming hearing on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. in Humboldt County Superior Court #1, the Honorable Judge Feeney will decide whether to authorize the proposed placement.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and the District Attorney’s Office will strongly oppose the placement due to the significant risk to the public. Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal encourages members of the public to attend this hearing or send letters with your thoughts or concerns about this release to the District Attorney prior to the hearing.