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Humboldt County man arrested on homicide charges

Humboldt County Sheriff’s department arrested Ronald Joshua Loureiro 29 years old on charges of homicide and a parole hold.

Posted: Jan 5, 2018 11:51 AM

Humboldt County Sheriff’s department arrested Ronald Joshua Loureiro 29 years old on charges of homicide and a parole hold.

Loureiro is a suspect of a homicide that happened on Highway 101 in Orick on Thursday January 4th.

The victim of the homicide has been identified as 34 year old Vernon James Weatherford. His autopsy is scheduled for January 6th.

The incident is under investigation and anyone with information on this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s office at (707) 445-7251.

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