PRESS RELEASE - November 3, 2022

PRESS RELEASE - November 3, 2022 - Eureka High School Volunteer Coach Arrested by the Fortuna Police Department
Posted on 11/03/2022

EUREKA, CA – November 3, 2022 – Eureka City Schools (ECS) is aware of the arrest of Nathan Thomas Hentley.  Hentley was a volunteer coach for boys’ basketball at Eureka High School this year and a walk-on coach for boys’ basketball last year.  Effective immediately, Hentley’s volunteer status and coaching status with ECS is revoked.  

There is an ongoing investigation with the Fortuna Police Department and, at this time, there is no indication of any ECS students being involved.  ECS is in communication with Fortuna Police Department, as student safety is the District’s top priority.  

Anyone with information about this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Fortuna Police Department at 707-725-7550.  All further inquiries should be directed to the Fortuna Police Department. 

Press Contact:
Fortuna Police Department 
621 11th Street
Fortuna, CA 95540
Ph: (707) 725-7550