WRO Staff / Friday, June 7 @ 1:51 p.m. / Crime, Parks

RNSP Officials Need Help Identifying Suspect Connected to Orick Area Burglaries

RNSP officials say the subject pictured here used stolen credit cards from burglaries in Orick at local business. | Photo courtesy of Redwood National and State Parks

From Redwood National and State Parks:

ORICK, Calif.– Law enforcement officers at Redwood National & State Parks are seeking assistance in identifying a suspect in a series of burglaries and thefts over Memorial Day weekend.

On May 27, A park law enforcement officer detained a suspect in a red Ford pickup truck at a trailhead near Orick. The officer found various items from burglaries and thefts in the suspect’s vehicle and arrested the driver. Criminal charges are pending.

The investigation revealed a second suspect seen on surveillance cameras associated with the primary suspect. The second suspect has not been identified, but he was wearing a green, camouflaged sweatshirt with the word “Cabela’s” written on it. He has long brown hair and facial hair.

The second suspect was seen May 18 using stolen credit cards from burglaries at local businesses.

The suspects may have stolen items from visitor vehicles, a campsite, and a National Park Service storage facility in Orick. Various property items were taken during the crimes and a park storage facility was also damaged. A motorized track wheelchair that provides access to the outdoors for persons with disabilities was also stolen and later found at another location.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect in the attached pictures is encouraged to call (707) 465-7751 or leave a tip anonymously at (707) 465-7353.


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