[UPDATED With Good News!] Local Band, NPK!, Was Robbed of Their Means of Making Music
On Wednesday night, sometime after 10 p.m., local band NPK! lost many of their instruments when a robber or robbers broke into their studio located in Sprowel Creek across from the Garberville airport at Gregg Gratzel and Carin Green’s house.
Included in this post are photos of the drums and guitars which were taken. (Some of the images are pictures of similar instruments. Others are photos of the actual items.)
These musicians are known for playing non-profit events for free.
Here’s a list of the known items taken.
1. Black Gibson Howard Roberts model modded with bigsby
2. American Fender Stratocaster tobacco sunburst
3. Epiphone Emperor Regent
4. Epiphone Dot
5. Warwick 5-string fretless bass
6. 69′ Gibson Black Les Paul
G4 Apple laptop
African American Drumset and other assorted drums
bag of effects pedals
2 Joe Meek pre amp compressors
roland pdx-8 vdrum,
drum mics in a case
42″ Panasonic flat screen
If you have any information, please contact the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 923-2761.
UPDATE 4/10: “We were able to get the guitars, the drumset, the effects pedals and the mics back,” wrote Tanner Speas this morning. “Still missing are the 2 Joe Meek pre- amps, the laptop, and a few other misc. items.”