On 05-02-2013, approximately 10:00 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle theft which had just occurred. Deputies responded to the victim’s residence in the 2100 block of Spruce Avenue, McKinleyville and met with the victim. The victim told the deputies her 1995 Blue Nissan Maxima had been stolen from her residence.
Deputies and California Highway Patrol Officers searched the McKinleyville area for the vehicle. A citizen called the Sheriff’s Office and reported seeing the stolen vehicle in the Alliance Road area of Arcata. Deputies and CHP responded and located the vehicle next to an apartment complex. When deputies approached the vehicle they located an intoxicated female in the front passenger seat. The female was identified as July Seipp, 35 years old from McKinleyville. She was arrested for possession of stolen property and for an outstanding arrest warrant for wreckless driving. She was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where she was booked and released on her own recognizance.
Anyone with information for the Sheriffs Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriffs Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriffs Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.
Mike Downey Sheriff