FROM: Det. Lt. Michael Carrier
SUBJECT: Fugitive Arrested
DATE: October 19, 2011
On October 19, 2011 a local resident was arrested on a Fugitive From Justice Warrant. Detectives from the Brattleboro Police Department assisted members of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department from Eureka California in locating Robert L. Lee, age 26, of Brattleboro.
Lee was wanted for questioning regarding his involvement in a homicide and robbery case Humboldt County was investigating that occurred in September of 2008 where he was living at the time.
Based on information Lee provided and through other investigative means, probable cause was developed to issue an arrest warrant charging him with the offenses of Murder and Robbery. The arrest warrant was issued from the State of California. Lee was arrested on today’s date, 10/19/11 without incident and brought back to the BPD for processing.
Lee is currently being held at the BPD lock-up on $1,000,000.00 bail pending his arraignment on 10/20/11.