Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
On Dec. 29, 2019, at about 3:46 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 100 block of Arthur Road in Garberville for the report of a home invasion armed robbery that had just occurred.
According to the male victim, two men broke into his residence just after 3 p.m. The suspects reportedly bound the victim prior to stealing his cell phone, truck, cannabis and a safe. According to the victim, one of the suspects was in possession of a firearm. After the suspects fled the scene, the victim was able to escape to a neighbor’s residence and call for help.
The suspects are described as following:
- Suspect One: Male subject, approximately 6 feet 1 inch tall, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and a black and white biker-style skull mask, carrying a blued steel automatic handgun.
- Suspect Two: Male subject, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and an unknown color bandana over his face.
The stolen vehicle is described as a silver 2008 Ford F-150 XLT with a third door on the passenger side, CA license plate of 10699Z1.
Anyone with information about this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.