Seth Morton Arrested in Garberville

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Seth Morton, a suspect in an attempted home invasion robbery last Tuesday near New Harris was arrested today not far from where he was pursued last Wednesday up Melville Road in Garberville.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office  press release:

imageservlet (16)On 03-09-2015 at about 3:00 p.m. a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant received anonymous information from a concerned citizen that Seth Morton may be inside of a residence located in the 900 block of Locust Street, Garberville. The Sheriff’s Office went to the residence and received consent to search from the owner of the house.

When deputies entered the residence, they located Seth Morton in the residence. Morton was taken into custody. Morton was then transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility in Eureka where he was booked for, burglary, shooting at an inhabited dwelling, brandishing a firearm, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, being a convicted felon in possession of pepper spray, conspiracy to commit a crime and hit and run.

Deputies are currently still on scene processing the residence for any evidence associated with the incident on South Face Road, Island Mountain.

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