Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

A second suspect has been arrested in connection to a homicide occurring last month in Samoa.


Last week, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office investigators received information that a second suspect wanted in connection to the homicide of 34-year-old Perry Bailey on Nov. 15, 2020, was possibly staying in Del Norte County. The suspect, identified as 30-year-old Ian Rose, also known as Ian Pease, was located in Crescent City on December 18. When California Highway Patrol officers attempted a traffic stop on Rose, he fled. Rose was taken into custody following a brief pursuit.

Rose was booked into the Del Norte County Correctional Facility on a felony warrant for accessory to murder, in addition to evading a peace officer (VC 2800.2), driving without a license (VC 12500(A)) and resisting a peace officer (PC 148).

This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information about this case 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.