13 people tied up in armed robbery in Myers Flat area, sheriff’s office says; 5-6 armed suspects sought

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The following is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On Sunday, August 26, 2018 at about 12:26 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff Deputies responded to a residence on Dyerville Loop Road, Myers Flat for a report of trespassers on the property which contained a marijuana grow. Upon arrival at the property, deputies noticed the front gate to the property had been damaged. Deputies located thirteen people tied up inside the residence. Deputies were advised there were 5-6 masked subjects who were heavily armed and were still on the property stealing marijuana.

The Humboldt County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (S.W.A.T) was activated and responded to the scene. The team searched the area however no suspects were located. Evidence was collected at the scene and the incident is still under investigation. The identity of the suspects is unknown at this time

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.

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