Alert Neighbor Helps Officers Catch Two Burglars, Says Eureka Police

Cory Cassevah 19 of Eureka and Autumn Breit 22 of Eureka

This is a press release 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 January 9, 2019, at about 3:45 p.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the 1600 block of Wood Street for the report of a residential burglary that had occurred earlier in the day.

During the course of the investigation, two suspects were quickly identified based on a detailed description provided by an alert neighbor who had witnessed suspicious activity in the neighborhood. The suspects were identified as Cory Cassevah (19 of Eureka) and Autumn Breit (22 of Eureka).

Officers located and detained Cassevah and Breit at a residence on the 200 block of Wabash Avenue. During a search, officers located stolen items from the burglary on Wood Street as well as other suspected stolen property. Cassevah was also in possession of a firearm. All suspected stolen property was collected as evidence.

Cassevah and Breit were arrested and transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility. Cassevah was booked for burglary and carrying a concealed firearm. Breit was booked for conspiracy and on multiple warrants.



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