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Date Released: 11/22/2011
Subject: Home Invasion Robbery
Contact: Lt. Steve Knight
Case No#: 201106247
Released By: Lt. Steve Knight

Location: Bridgeville

On 11-21-2011, approximately 10:30 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a 61 year old Bridgeville resident who reported he and his 59 year old wife were the victims of a home invasion robbery which just occurred. The male victim reported at approximately 9:50 p.m. he and his wife were in their residence located in the 1900 block of McClellan Mountain Road, Bridgeville, when a car drove up their driveway. The male victim opened his front door to greet the vehicles occupants who had now exited the car and were walking towards the residence. The two males told the victim their car was stuck in a ditch and they needed assistance. While the victim was speaking with the two males, another male approached from the shadows carrying a shotgun. The victim immediately ran into his residence and the suspects chased after him. After the three suspects and two victims were in the home, the suspects held the victims at gun point and ordered the male victim to open a gun safe. After the safe was opened, the suspects ordered the victims to lie on the ground, and the suspects tied them up with duct tape. The suspects then rummaged through the victims home, stealing all electronic communications devices, along with their computer, gold pieces, gold coins and a gold women’s ring with a large diamond with several ruby’s, and cash. The suspects them fled the scene leaving the victims tied up.

The male victim was able to untie himself and call the Sheriffs Office.

The suspects are described as:
1. White Male, approximately 5-5 tall, short brown hair, early 20’s, slim build, 150- 160 lbs, unknown clothing
2. White Male, approximately 5-5 tall, short brown hair, early 20’s, slim build,
150-160 lbs, unknown clothing
3. White Male, early 20’s armed with shotgun, grey sweat pants, grey sweatshirt, light brown hair, approximately 5-8, 160-180 lbs, slim build

The victims were unable to provide a vehicle description due to lighting conditions.
Anyone with information is requested to call the Humboldt County Sheriffs Office at 707-445-7251

Mike Downey Sheriff