Weott Couple Victims of Home Invasion Today
Sheriff Press Release:
On 06-15-2011, approximately 7:00 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriffs Deputies and Detectives were dispatched to a residence on Birch Street in Weott, regarding a home invasion robbery which just occurred. When deputies arrived, they met with the 21-year-old male and 18-year-old female victims, who were the occupants of the residence.
The victims told the deputies they were awakened by their dog around 6:15 a.m. this morning after it barked at an intruder in their home. The victims had a handgun pointed at them by one of the suspects while the other restrained the victims with duct tape and then stole various items, including electronics and a rifle from the victim’s home. The suspects threatened the victims with harm if they called law enforcement to report the robbery.
The suspects were last seen leaving southbound on US 101, possibly being followed by a second vehicle. A female was seen by the victims, waiting in the suspect’s vehicle. The suspects are described as:
1. Male, dark complexion, possibly Latino, mid-twenties, short hair, a tattoo of “L. A. “ like a sport symbol under his right eye, baggy denim shorts, white “Jordan” tennis shoes.
2. Male, dark complexion, possibly Latino, short hair, mid- twenties, unknown clothing.
One of the males may be named “ Jesse .”
Suspect vehicle is described as a Maroon Ford or Chevy Sedan, no further description, possibly being followed by silver or while sedan with a female in it. No description of the female. It is unknown if she was a witness or a suspect.
No one was injured.
Anyone with information is requested to contact Detective Steve Quenell at 707-268-3646 or the Humboldt County Sheriffs office at 707-445-7251.