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On Thursday, February 23, 2017 at about 1448 hours, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Bowie Road, Loleta for a report of possible shots fired. The female juvenile victim reported two male suspects only known as Tim and Spookie fired shots towards her and 4 of her friends. The victim was able to provide a vehicle description associated with the suspects. Victims and her friends were uninjured.
While enroute to the incident location a vehicle matching the description was observed by deputies traveling near Tompkins Hill. Two occupants were observed in the vehicle. Once deputies caught up to the vehicle at Broadway 76 in Eureka a traffic stop was initiated. Suspect vehicle failed to yield and a vehicle pursuit began. The pursuit traveled South on Highway 101 and ended at EZ Landing, King Salmon, where the occupants then fled on foot.
California Highway Patrol and Eureka Police Officers arrived at EZ Landing to assists deputies in locating the two suspects. After searching the area Reuben Manuel Perez, age 32 was taken into custody. The second suspect entered a mobile home in EZ Landing and a perimeter was set up. With verbal commands deputies were eventually able to convince the suspect to come outside where he was taken into custody without incident. The second suspect was identified as Timothy Scott Ramirez, age 47.
Perez and Ramirez were both arrested and booked at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility. Perez was booked on two felony warrants and resisting arrest. Perez bail was set at $15,000. Ramirez was booked on a felony warrant, evading a peace officer, resisting arrest and possession for sale of controlled sustain. Ramirez is being held without bail. This case is still under investigation.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.
Reuben Manuel Perez (above)
Timothy Scott Ramirez (above)