[UPDATE 4:42 p.m.] (Video of Gunpoint Arrest) EPD Detains Three for Stolen Vehicle
Replica gun recovered from car. Vehicle reported stolen yesterday in Eureka. Officer on patrol spotted it rolling. pic.twitter.com/Qm2TEl4pZe
— Steve Watson (@SWatsonEPD) October 27, 2015
Photo from Bobby Kroeker below:
Below are two videos provided by a witness. Watch the first and then the second as suspects are ordered out of the car at gunpoint.
Update 4:42 p.m.: Press release from the Eureka Police Department:
On 10/27/15 at about 12:45 p.m., an Officer with the Eureka Police Department spotted a black Kia sedan traveling east near 7th and K Streets. The Officer knew a black Kia sedan had recently been reported stolen so he ran the license plate. Dispatchers confirmed that the license plate returned to Kia sedan, reported stolen on 10/25/15 from Eureka.
The Officer followed the sedan to the 1500 block of 5th Street, where backup officers also arrived. Officers initiated a high risk traffic stop and detained all three occupants without further incident. The two passengers were questioned and released from the scene.
The driver, Sherrie Bazan, 33 of Eureka, was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for vehicle theft, possession of a stolen vehicle, driving on a suspended license, probation violation, possession of Methamphetamine, and a misdemeanor drug possession warrant.