Alleged Thief Arrested in the Lone Pine Parking Lot
Two deputies detain an alleged purse thief in the parking lot of the Lone Pine Motel in Garberville. [Photo provided by a reader.]
An alleged purse thief was chased down in Garberville tonight by Sheriff’s deputies and several citizens. He was detained in the parking lot of the Lone Pine Motel. According to a witness who declined to be named, the youth was alleged to have stolen a purse in the Blue Room. The youth was confronted with a photo allegedly of him taken in the Blue Room but he denied he had stolen anything.
When told that Sheriff’s deputies were on their way, the witness said that the young man raced away. Between the citizens and the deputies, the witness said that the youth was captured in the parking lot of the Lone Pine Motel where he was apparently staying.
Photo by a reader.
UPDATE 9:21 p.m.: The incident occurred at approximately 8:15 p.m. Below another reader sends in a photo of the man being detained.