[UPDATE 5:10 p.m.] Driver With Firearm Flees Accident: Crash Possibly Involving Two Suspects That Allegedly Threw Man Off Balcony in Garberville Yesterday
At 4:31 p.m. a silver sedan and another vehicle collided on Hwy 101 at mile marker 12.5 which is between Garberville and Redway. The silver sedan was unable to drive off and the driver fled on foot possibly with a firearm.
According to a report on the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office believes that the vehicle may be the one in which two suspects fled after allegedly striking a man with a firearm, throwing him off a balcony, and stealing his marijuana.
Law enforcement is responding to the area.
UPDATE 5:03 p.m.: The California Highway Patrol is establishing a perimeter.
UPDATE 5:10 p.m.: A Fortuna K-9 officer is on his way.
- Report From Garberville of a Man Carrying Firearm and Covered With Blood
- Man Struck With Firearm and Thrown Over Balcony of Motel While Allegedly Attempting to Sell Marijuana