On 09-20-2013, at approximately 5:00 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding an audible alarm at a museum in Willow Creek, located at 91 Mayfair Lane. When deputies responded they saw a back door to the museum had been pried open. After meeting with the museum representative they learned two Ivory Elephant Tusks approximately 3’ in length, a mounted Elk Head, a bear skin rug and a Kangaroo rug had been stolen from the museum. The estimated loss is $750,000.00. There are no suspects at this time.
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.