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Date Released: 9/20/2013
Subject: Commercial Burglary
Contact: Lt. Steve Knight
Case No#: 201304794
Released By: Lt. Steve Knight

Location: Willow Creek

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.
Mike Downey