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Redwood Elementary School burglary suspects in custody

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DEL NORTE - Multiple suspects are in custody for allegedly breaking into and stealing from Redwood Elementary School. The Sheriff’s Department received a tip that some of the stolen property was located at a residence on Kellogg Road in the Fort Dick area.

They found a stolen laptop and while there, two juveniles admitted to breaking in and stealing a laptop and iPads.They were arrested.

Based on further information, sheriff deputies’ then moved to a residence on Elk Valley Road where a stolen iPad and guitar were recovered.

There, they arrested Jerry Hepburn and Deborah Mitek for possession of stolen property and possession of meth.

Daniel Nuttal was also located and arrested for conspiracy to commit burglary and enticing a minor to commit a felony.

The Del Norte County Sheriff’s office is still searching for three iPad minis and one guitar.