TRAIL, Oregon — Police arrested fugitive Tyler Thomas Burrow yesterday, a month and a half after he and his ex-girlfriend Billie Faye Aralyn Blunt disappeared.
According to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, police found Burrow in a remote forest campground on the Northeast Trail.
“He is being held in the Jackson County Jail awaiting extradition to California,” the statement said. “Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office investigators are in Jackson County conducting follow-up investigations.”
It’s been a month and a half since 24-year-old Burrow and 28-year-old Plante disappeared. Police did not say in the statement whether Blunt had also been found. When NewsWatch 12 contacted the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, they referred to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. HCSO has not yet commented.
Blunt was reported missing on September 25 after she was last seen on September 22, when she reportedly went to retrieve her belongings from Burrow’s home on Berg Road off State Route 299 in Humboldt County, California.
On September 26, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said a Burrow family member reported him missing after last hearing from him on September 23.
Central Point, Oregon, and Humboldt County, Cal. Today the police are looking for two people…
The day before both Plante and Burrow were reported missing, Burrow’s car was spotted in Central Point on September 24. The dark green pickup truck with a white hood appeared on traffic camera, HCSO Public Information Officer Samantha Karges told NewsWatch 12 at the time. At the intersection of East Pine Street and Hamrick Road near Interstate 5.
Plante’s green Dodge Ram with California license plate 8T73126 was also discovered by a license plate reader in the Redding area on the same day, Sept. 24, HCSO said.
In a statement Wednesday, police did not say whether they had found Burrow with his truck. The full release can be read below.
This is a developing story. NewsWatch 12 will keep you updated as we learn more information.
Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) patrol deputies tracked down and arrested a wanted fugitive out of California yesterday. JCSO Patrol found Tyler Thomas Burrow, 24, on a fugitive warrant in Trinity County, California around 2:35 pm at a remote woods camp on the Northeast Trail. He is being held in the Jackson County Jail awaiting extradition to California. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office investigators are in Jackson County conducting follow-up investigations. There is no further information to release at this time. More information will be obtained from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.