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Large gun safe stolen from McKinleyville home, over 20 firearms inside
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:
On 02-04-2014 at about 4:15 pm a Humboldt County Sheriff Deputy responded to a home located in the 1700 block of Letz Lane, McKinleyville, regarding a burglary that was just discovered by the resident/ victim. The victim told the Deputy that they left their home today at about 8:30 am and when they returned at about 4:00 pm they discovered that their home had been entered and numerous items had been stolen.
The victim said they were missing numerous items from inside of their house. The victim said that the suspect(s) stole their large gun safe from inside of their residence. When the gun safe was originally moved into the residence it took 4 people to bring it into the house. Stored inside of the gun safe were 8 rifles and shotguns along with about 15 handguns and a large amount of US currency.
The suspect(s) stole a light metallic blue, 1998, Toyota, Tacoma pickup truck with a matching canopy, California license number 5V44678 that was parked in the driveway. The pickup truck has a 4 inch lift and there is a “Kneeland Helitack” and “Fear no fish” stickers on the canopy window.
There is currently no suspect(s) associated with this case.
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