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Citizen's tip leads to arrest; Charged with burglary and forgery
The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:
On Friday, after receiving citizen tips the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was able to identify the three suspects in the photographs that were released to the press. The investigating deputy arrested Mary Elizabeth Cruz, 51 years old of Eureka at her residence. She was booked into the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Correctional Facility on a charge of burglary and forgery. She was booked and released on her own recognizance.
The deputy located the second suspect, Philp Ashley Wormington, 45 years old, at a local hospital emergency room. Wormington was issued a notice to appear in court for forgery and burglary, and released at the emergency room to be treated for health issues he was having.
The third suspect has been identified as Nicholas Paul Boswell, 34 years old. Boswell is wanted for burglary and forgery. He is further described as a white male adult, 5’ 6’’ tall, 145 lbs, has a shaved head and blue eyes. He has a tattoo on his neck of brass knuckles and the words “Hola”. A “Be-on-the-Lookout” has been broadcast to all local law enforcement agencies for Boswell.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.