Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release:
On 11-03-17 at about 3:51 pm Deputies were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery that was occurring now on Bald Hills Rd near Pine Creek Rd. The land owner reported that one of his 30 plus employees had texted him to report they were being robbed. The land owner claimed he had a permitted marijuana grow at the location. It was reported that three Native American looking men, all under six feet tall, wearing tactical style gear with the word “SWAT”, had come onto the property. The suspects were armed with AR-15 and AK-47 style riffles. All of the workers were forced to lay on the ground and ordered to remove all personnel property. All of the personnel property, and approximately 1000 pounds of marijuana was taken along with several vehicles. Two of the suspects referred to themselves as “Killer 1” and “Killer 2”. The suspects left the scene and were last seen headed eastbound on Bald Hill Rd towards Hoopa.
- Stolen Vehicle #1 White 2001 Chevrolet 2500 4 door pickup with matching canopy CA lic# 6P95768
- Stolen Vehicle #2 Black 1996 Ford Explorer CA lic# BBT9437
This incident is still under investigation. The Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the public. If one of the stolen vehicles or suspects are seen immediately call 911. These suspects are to be consider armed and dangerous.