A String of Vehicle Burglaries in Samoa Led to Extra Patrols and the Capture of a Suspect
This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at about 10 p.m., Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff’s responded to the area of New Navy Base Road near the town of Samoa. Deputies were in the area conducting extra patrol due to multiple vehicle burglaries. While in the area, another vehicle burglary occurred at Samoa Beach. Deputies spoke with the male victim and learned a gold van was seen leaving the area.
Deputies later found the gold van in Eureka. Further investigation led the deputies to a residence on the 300 block of W. Del Norte Street. Deputies confronted 37 year old Adam Bryce Rapp about the burglaries. Rapp was found to be in possession of some of the stolen property. Rapp handed over the stolen property from the two burglaries. Rapp was arrested and taken to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where he was booked for burglary. His bail was set at $100,000.
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.