Second Suspect in Samoa Shooting Arrested


The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office reports a second suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting in Samoa last month.

Ian Rose, also known as Ian Pease, was stopped by California Highway Patrol officers in Crescent City on Dec 18 after a brief pursuit, according to the HCSO.

Rose, 30, was arrested on suspicion of accessory to murder among other charges, a news release states.

Deputies responded to New Navy Base Road near the Milwaukee Memorial on Nov. 15 and found McKinleyville resident Perry Zebulon Bailey, 34, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He died at the scene.

Another suspect, Eureka resident Travontae Javoni Hutson, was arrested earlier this month.

Read the HCSO release below:
A second suspect has been arrested in connection to a homicide occurring last month in Samoa.
Last week, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office investigators received information that a second suspect wanted in connection to the homicide of 34-year-old Perry Bailey on Nov. 15, 2020, was possibly staying in Del Norte County. The suspect, identified as 30-year-old Ian Rose, also known as Ian Pease, was located in Crescent City on December 18. When California Highway Patrol officers attempted a traffic stop on Rose, he fled. Rose was taken into custody following a brief pursuit. Rose was booked into the Del Norte County Correctional Facility on a felony warrant for accessory to murder, in addition to evading a peace officer (VC 2800.2), driving without a license (VC 12500(A)) and resisting a peace officer (PC 148). This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.

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