Burglary Suspect Under Arrest

A break in suspect is under arrest in Humboldt County. On Saturday, Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 1000 block of Stagecoach Road in Trinidad for the report of a burglary. According to the victim, three or four unknown suspects stole nearly $1 Million worth of jewelry and other items from the residence. The suspects and an associated vehicle were captured on surveillance footage.
On Tuesday, May 14, deputies located the suspect vehicle at a residence on the 200 block of Redmond Road, in the county’s jurisdiction of Eureka. During a search of the residence, deputies located several items of stolen property associated with the burglary in Trinidad, in addition to over 5 grams of heroin. Steven Russel Buskirk, 40, of Eureka, was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of burglary, possession of stolen property, conspiracy to commit a crime and possession of a controlled substance.