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Date Released: 12/28/2006
Subject: Two Sought in Casino Burglary
Contact: Detective Steve Quenell
Case No#: 200606763
Released By: Brenda Godsey, PIO

Location: Trinidad

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for two people in connection with a November burglary of a Humboldt County casino. The two suspects are Peter Daniel Collins, 35, and Emily Katherine Weitzel, 22. Both are residents of Humboldt County.

Collins is a white male, 6’1” tall, about 180 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Weitzel is a white female, 5’8” tall, 135 pounds, with long brown hair and blue eyes.

The pair may be driving a dark green Acura Integra with Washington state license plate 267RXL.

Earlier today the U.S. Marshal’s Office arrested a third suspect in connection with this case. Daniel Ivan Porter, 37 was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on one count of theft from a gaming establishment on Indian Lands, a federal charge. Porter will be arraigned in Federal Court in Eureka tomorrow.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Collins and/or Weitzel should call Detective Steve Quenell at (707) 599-6037 or Sgt. Wayne Hanson at (707) 268-3639.

This case is a continuing joint investigation with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, the State Department of Justice, and the U.S. Treasury Department. Additional information regarding the case will be released through the U.S. Attorney’s Office Press Relations Office at (415) 436-7200.