Vacant Property Burglarized
On or around June 21, a vacant property on Elk Ridge was burglarized. A neighbor saw a green, extra cab, Chevy truck (Possibly a ’97 or ’99) and a black truck parked at the gate early evening. They undid the chain and the lock on the gate. They took:
Two 3000 or 2500 gallon water tanks
Fifteen 215 watt solar panels
An Outback inverter
An Outback charge controller
Ten L16 batteries
Three 50 gallon barrels
Four folding tables
One washing machine
They started to roll up three 20,000 gallon water bladders but left them. (It takes about four people to roll them, said the owner, and about eight to heave one into a truck.)
The owner believes that the thieves are a group of “super-energized” people who live somewhere near.
If you have any information, please contact the Humboldt County Sheriff at (707) 445-7251.