On 01-24-2015 at about 8:40 pm the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and the California Highway Patrol responded to the Subway store located in Willow Creek, regarding an armed robbery that had just occurred.
When the Deputy arrived he contacted the employee, who told him that a female and male subject came into the store at about 8:37 pm. The employee said there were no other customers in the store when the female and male entered. The employee said the female ordered a sandwich. When the order was complete the male came up to the counter. The male then pulled out a handgun and demanded the money. The employee then gave the male suspect an undisclosed amount of cash.
The male and female suspects then ran out of the store toward the Chevron Gas Station, which is located just to the west of the Subway off Highway 299. The Deputy contacted witnesses, who said the two suspects, may have left the area in a white, SUV with chrome wheels. No further description of the vehicle. Deputies checked the area for the suspects and vehicle and were unable to locate them.
When Deputies were conducting follow-up investigation into this case they were able to identify the female suspect as: Michelle Marie Hunsucker age 32 from the Hoopa area. The male suspect in this case is described as : Native American, approx. age early 30’s, 5-5, 180 pounds, dark hair and a mustache. The male suspect was wearing dark black jeans and a grey hooded sweatshirt with what appeared to be a bear design on the front.
The Sheriff’s Office has issued a be on the lookout broadcast (BOL) to other Law Enforcement agencies to arrest Hunsucker for the armed robbery of the Subway store in Willow Creek.
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.
Mike Downey, Sheriff