Car Thieves Fled APD and EPD Before Escaping
This is information from the Eureka Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On July 7, 2016 at about 5:49 p.m., the Arcata Police Department notified EPD that they were discontinuing the pursuit of a stolen Escalade entering Eureka near Jacobs and Airport Roads. At about 5:54 p.m., a caller reported that the same Escalade had just crashed near 18th St. and County Ln. The caller reported that the occupants fled into a nearby residence.
Officers arrived on scene and located the vehicle. There was no collision but the vehicle did have a broken window from a prior incident. Officers searched the area and attempted contact at residences but were unable to locate the suspects.
The Escalade was confirmed to have been reported stolen on July 3, 2016 from the 900 block of West Harris in Eureka. The Escalade was towed for storage until the owner could respond.
The suspects were described as a male and female. The female was described as blonde with a tattoo on her chest and the male was described as having dark hair.