Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release:
Sheriff’s deputies in Southern Humboldt recovered a vehicle last night that was reported stolen out of Oregon earlier that day.
On April 16, 2018, at about 9:30 p.m., sheriff’s deputies conducted a vehicle investigation on a silver Honda Civic parked near the 600 block of Thomas Drive in Garberville.
During the investigation, deputies learned that the vehicle and its keys had been reported stolen out of Tillamook, Oregon that same day. The driver of the vehicle, 32-year-old Isidro Pedroza, was taken into custody without incident. While searching Pedroza, deputies found the keys to the vehicle in his pocket.
Pedroza was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for possession of a stolen vehicle. His bail is set at $25,000.
Anyone with information about 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.