HAPPY CAMP, Calif. — Two brothers in California are back in jail, one facing attempted murder charges. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office sent deputies to Applegate Drive on Friday evening.
The people living at the Happy Camp home say Adam and Michael Butterworth broke into their yard and stole marijuana. They told deputies the brothers struck the homeowner in the head with a garden tool and swung a knife at him.
The Butterworths were arrested, but bailed themselves out Saturday morning. By 9 a.m., they were back out on the Applegate Drive property. This time, deputies say they brought a gun, where Adam Butterworth allegedly fired at least one round at the woman’s head. He was booked back in jail with out bail, charged with attempted murder.
Both brothers will likely face additional charges a search of their home revealed 24 marijuana plants, 20 pounds of processed pot, as well as meth and various guns.