Campers arrested at Boca
Suspicious activities at the Boyington Mill Campground at Boca Reservoir led to the arrest Sunday night of three campers wanted as suspects in a previous strong-arm robbery.
Fellow campers summoned the Nevada County Sheriff’s Department to the campground after the suspects asked others for money to pay their campsite fees.
Campers became suspicious because the suspects were driving a newer model car and one of the two women was sporting two black eyes. When a deputy arrived, the woman attempted to drive the suspected stolen vehicle out of sight, according to Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal in a written statement.
After learning the Honda CRV had been stolen in an armed robbery in San Mateo County in May, the deputy took into custody Camillia Forness, 20, of Hillborough, Ore., Kathryn Moore, 20, of Sparks, Nev., and Joshua Burgoyne, 24, of Oakharbor, Wash.
The suspects had driven the car and its owner to Oregon, where the kidnap victim was able to escape, the sheriff stated in the release.
Once booked, authorities also discovered that Forness and Burgoyne had a warrant in Oregon for a suspected home invasion robbery in April.
The pair allegedly broke into the home of an 80-year-old missionary, and held him and his wife at gunpoint while robbing the house, according to Royal.
Because they had a warrant from another state, the suspects were fugitives from justice and held without bail, Royal stated.
The charges included receiving or concealing stolen property.
Both women were charged with being a fugitive of justice while Burgoyne and Forness were also held on charges of armed robbery and kidnapping.
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