Man Arrested for Cher-ae Heights Casino Robbery
This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On Thursday, November 17, 2016 at about 4:07 a.m. Humboldt County Deputy Sheriffs responded to the Cher-Ae Heights Casino in Trinidad for a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. Witnesses reported that a male suspect dressed in all black entered the casino, brandished a firearm and demanded money. The male suspect left with an undisclosed amount of money.
On the afternoon of Thursday, November 17, 2016, a search warrant was executed on the 100 block of Samoa Blvd in Arcata by HCSO with the assistance of the Arcata Police Department and the FBI. Detectives recovered evidence possibly linking suspect Aubrey Emiko Ross (23) to the robbery.
On November 18, 2016 at about 12:05 a.m., Aubrey Emiko Ross voluntarily arrived at the Sheriff’s Office to meet with Detectives. Ross was interviewed and subsequently arrested for robbery. He was booked at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility with a $200,000 bail.
No subjects were injured during this incident.
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.