On Sunday, February 28, 2016 at about 11:44 p.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Lower Cappell Rd in Weitchpec for the report of a robbery that just occurred. Deputies arrived on scene and spoke with the three victims. The victims told deputies at about 9:30 p.m. three males, one armed with a pistol and two with shotguns, entered their residence. The suspects were wearing jackets with Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office emblems. The suspects tied up the victims with zip ties and the suspects demanded marijuana, cash, and guns. The three suspects stole cash and a 2014 white Toyota Tundra pick-up truck prior to leaving the scene.
This case is currently under investigation and more information will be released once it is learned.
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.