Gold Thief to Pay Restitution

YREKA, Calif. — The man who pleaded guilty to stealing the historic gold from the Siskiyou County Courthouse will have to pay up more than a million dollars in restitution. In January 2012, 52-year-old Scott Bailey broke into the Siskiyou County Courthouse, stealing gold from the display case inside the building. Earlier this year, Bailey … Continue reading »

Gold Theft Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

YREKA, Calif. — One of the suspects in the Siskiyou County gold heist pleaded not guilty in a California courtroom Wednesday. 49-year old David Johnson denied the felony count of second degree commercial burglary and the value of the stolen items. Johnson’s defense attorney also asked the court to lower his client’s bail, which is … Continue reading »

Gold Theft Suspect Turns Self In

YREKA, Calif. — An arrest a year in the making has been made. A suspect in the Siskiyou County gold theft case is now behind bars. The office says David Johnson turned himself in Monday. He is only one of two men Siskiyou County officials were looking for. It’s big movement in the case, but … Continue reading »