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Date Released: 11/9/2011
Subject: Local State Charges Dismissed on Coast Central Credit Unioin Robbery Suspect, Clarence Joseph Lewis III, Lewis arrested on Federal Arrest WArrant
Contact: Lt. Dave Morey
Case No#: 201105698 #4
Released By: Lt. Dave Morey

Location: Eureka

Today at about 0930 hours, the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office dismissed all State charges for the alleged robbery of the Ray’s Food Place branch of the Coast Central Credit Union on October 20, 2011 on Clarence Joseph Lewis III. At the same time as the dismissal of the local level charges, Lewis was arrested on a criminal complaint based federal arrest warrant.

Lewis is now in the custody of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) with the case now being prosecuted at the federal level. All future inquires into this investigation should be directed to the FBI.





Mike Downey
Sheriff