On Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 around 3 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a vehicle had just been stolen near the 100 block of Gely St. in Blue Lake. The victim reported that a firearm was inside the vehicle at the time of the theft.
Sheriff’s deputies, with the help of the California Highway Patrol, were quickly able to locate the vehicle, a silver 2008 Dodge Ram truck. The truck was found unoccupied, crashed in a ditch on Blue Lake Blvd. between Acacia Dr. and Raymar Ave. The firearm was recovered inside of the vehicle.
Sheriff’s deputies are looking for the suspect who is described as a white male adult, 6’2” tall and 250 pounds, wearing dark clothing. Anyone with information regarding this case or related criminal activity is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Crime Tip Line at (707) 268-2539.