Spray Painted Vehicle Found to Be Stolen
This is information provided by Samantha Karges, public information officer at 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 12/1/17 around 8 a.m. a deputy with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was patrolling the McKinleyville area, when he noticed a suspicious vehicle parked on Gassaway Rd. [The vehicle had been spray painted] He identified two subjects in the car to have probation with a search clause. Upon a search of the subjects, the deputy found burglary tools.
The male, 30-year-old Jessiman Botello, was arrested for violation of probation and being in possession of burglary tools.
A female [Leslie Warren Carlson] was also arrested, for violation of probation, possession of burglary tools and for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant.
Both the female and Botello were booked and released.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received another call later in the day that the vehicle originally investigated had false plates. Upon investigation, deputies found that the vehicle was stolen.
A warrant has been issued for both Botello and the female’s arrest.