Bail for suspect Silverio Sanchez raised to $5.4 million

The Times-Standard

Press release fromthe Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Thursday, after Silverio Sanchez was taken into custody a Sheriff's Office Investigator requested and obtained a bail enhancement for Sanchez based upon the totality of his crime and risk to community safety. A Humboldt County Superior Court Judge agreed with the request for bail enhancement and raised it to 5 million dollars for the assault against the USFS Officer. Sanchez's total bail is now set at $5,410,000. He remains in the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office Correctional Facility.