On August 17, 2016 a Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff patrolling the area of Trinidad was approached by two victims wanting to report a vehicle burglary. The male victim told the deputy his vehicle had been broken into while they were hiking near the Trinidad Frontage Road. The female victim’s wallet including various credit cards and driver’s license were stolen from the vehicle.
Later that day, the deputy received an email from the female victim stating her credit card had been used at several stores in McKinleyville and Trinidad. The deputy contacted the stores and obtained stills from their video surveillance. The identity of the suspect is unknown at this time.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male suspect in this case. This man is believed to be involved in the vehicle burglary and fraudulent use of credit cards in the Trinidad and McKinleyville areas.
If anyone knows the identification of this suspect or has further information in regards to this case please contact Deputy Brewer at (707) 441-3088 or the Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251.