Man Arrested for Allegedly Robbing and Macing Victim, Warrant Issued for Woman’s Arrest

This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and the individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

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HCSOOn Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at approximately 7:45 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a robbery on Herrick Ave at Elk River Rd. When deputies arrived they spoke with a 37 year old female victim. The victim, who is familiar with the suspects, stated she met with them to provide gas for their vehicle. The victim and female suspect were sitting in the victim’s vehicle when the female suspect quickly took the victims cell phone and wallet and exited the vehicle. The male suspect then reached in the vehicle and sprayed the victim with bear mace. In an attempt to get away from the suspects, the victim sped away in her vehicle and veered off of the roadway over a small embankment. The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was treated for her non-life threatening…injuries.

Deputies were able to locate the male suspect, 38 year old Shane Sovereign. Sovereign was arrested for robbery, conspiracy to commit a crime, and felon in possession of tear gas. He was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility and his bail was set at $50,000.

The female suspect, 37 year old Dalina Sovereign, is still outstanding. She was contacted by phone and stated she was going to turn herself in to law enforcement but has yet to do so. A warrant been issued for her arrest.

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.




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