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Officers Investigate High Profile Burglary, Fatal Collision, and Child Pornography

 

Skippy Massey
Humboldt Sentinel

 

Friendly City Burglary

Fortuna– HCSO:  On 12-28-2012, at approximately 6:30 p.m.
the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a burglary
which has occurred in the 6100 block of Rohnerville Road, Fortuna.

burg1When the deputy arrived he met with the home owners.  They told the deputy they left their residence at approximately 9:30 a.m. on that date.

At approximately 4:00 p.m. that same day the husband was called by Umpqua Bank and informed someone had tried to use his debit card at the Bear River Casino Pump and Play.

When the husband returned home at approximately 6:00 p.m., he discovered the front door to their residence was wide open.  When he checked burg2 burg3the residence he discovered the suspect(s) had entered through an unlocked front window.

Examining his residence he saw it was ransacked and numerous items including computers, cameras, jewelry and other high value items had been stolen from the residence.  The loss was estimated to be over $10,000.00.

After taking the report and conducting an on scene investigation, the investigating deputy spoke with Bear River Casino.  The Bear River Casino located and furnished a video tape and still photographs of the suspect and another male using the victim’s stolen debit card to the deputy.

The Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with identifying the suspect and the other male who was with him at the Bear River Pump and Play at the time the debit card was used.  They are pictured here.

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.

 

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Fatal Vehicle Collision 

bridgeHydesville- CHP:  A Hydesville woman was killed in a fatal car crash on Highway 36 yesterday.

Rita E. Boling, 44-years-old, died following a head-on collision around 6:49 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Thomas G. Adkisson, 74, of Laytonville, was driving a Dodge pickup truck westbound on State Route 36 at an unknown speed when he allowed his vehicle to leave the roadway edge, swerved left to get back on the roadway, crossed the center line and collided with Boling’s vehicle, according to a press release.

Both vehicles came to rest in the roadway.  Boling was transported to Redwood Memorial Hospital where she later died from her injuries, according to a press release.  Adkisson was also transported to Redwood Memorial Hospital where he was treated and later released.

CHP reports that drug or alcohol impairment does not appear to be a factor in the crash.  The press release indicates that both drivers were using seatbelts.

CHP continues to investigate the crash, according to their release.

 

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Child Pornography Arrest 

jokerEureka– HCSO:  In December, the Humboldt County Sheriffs Office was contacted by the Eureka Police Department of an ongoing multi-agency investigation into child pornography.

The Eureka Police Department had been advised by a Santa Clara Police Department Detective of a subject downloading child pornography in the Eureka area based upon an IP address that the Santa Clara PD had discovered through their investigation.

A Eureka Police detective wrote a search warrant for the subscriber information of the IP address.  It was learned
that the IP address returned to a residence in the 4300 block of Roberts Drive in Eureka.

The Eureka Police Detective contacted Humboldt County Sheriff’s Detectives and provided the information he learned.  A Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Detective wrote and obtained a Humboldt County Superior Court search warrant for the residence.

On Jaunuary 3, at approximately 8:45 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriffs Detectives served the search warrant and seized the computer and other electronics from the home.  After interviewing Christopher Jansen, 21-years-old, who resided in the home, detectives arrested him for felony possession of child pornography.

Jansen was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility and his bail was set at $25,000.

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