Home Invasion in McKinleyville This Morning; Victim Confronted in Bedroom by Armed Men
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 Feb. 28, 2018, at about 3:40 a.m., Humboldt County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 2200 block of Thiel Ave. in McKinleyville for the report of a residential armed robbery.
According to the victim, at about 3:30 a.m. three suspects kicked open the front door of the residence and entered the victim’s bedroom. Two of the suspects reportedly brandished firearms at the victim, demanding marijuana.
The suspects fled with approximately 3 pounds of processed marijuana, 5 pounds of marijuana trimmings and a new, in the box, arc welder.
The suspects are believed to be white male adults, last seen wearing hoodies, ski masks and gloves.
Anyone with information about 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.