Hey, We Found the Suspect But We’re Not Ready to Tell You His Name…
On August 17, an arson fire was allegedly set to cover up a burglary at two businesses in Willow Creek. (See here for earlier story.)The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department released a photo of a possible suspect on the 24th and asked the community for their assistance in identifying him.
Tonight, we received the following press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
The Sheriff’s Office has since identified the person of interest, and would like to thank the public for its assistance in this matter.
This case is still under investigation.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding 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.